proslavery

[proh-sley-vuh-ree, -sleyv-ree]
noun
  1. the favoring or support of slavery.

Origin of proslavery

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; pro-1 + slavery
Related formspro·slav·er, nounpro·slav·er·y·ism, noun
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proslavery

adjective
  1. in favour of or supporting slavery
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