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[an-tee-wawr, an-tahy-]
  1. against war or a particular war: the antiwar movement of the 1960s.
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Origin of antiwar

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  • The movement was headed by the left-wing Socialists, who attempted to correlate the antiwar movement with socialist propaganda.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • The antiwar factions were not necessarily, however, users of violence.

    The Day of the Confederacy

    Nathaniel W. Stephenson

British Dictionary definitions for antiwar


  1. opposed to warthe antiwar movement
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