antislavery

[ an-tee-sley-vuh-ree, -sleyv-ree, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈsleɪ və ri, -ˈsleɪv ri, ˌæn taɪ- /

noun

opposition to slavery.

adjective

of or relating to antislavery: The antislavery movement in the United States gained momentum in the early 19th century.

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Origin of antislavery

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20; anti- + slavery
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British Dictionary definitions for antislavery

antislavery
/ (ˌæntɪˈsleɪvərɪ) /

adjective

opposed to slavery, esp slavery of Black people
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