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antipollution

[ an-tee-puh-loo-shuhn, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn ti pəˈlu ʃən, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective

designed to prevent or reduce environmental pollution: antipollution laws; an antipollution campaign.

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Origin of antipollution

First recorded in 1920–25; anti- + pollution

OTHER WORDS FROM antipollution

an·ti·pol·lu·tion·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for antipollution

antipollution
/ (ˌæntɪpəˈluːʃən) /

adjective

(of measures, policies, etc) designed to combat pollution and its causes
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