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un–American

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adjective un–Amer·i·can \ˌən-ə-ˈmer-ə-kən\

Simple Definition of un–American

  • : not agreeing with American values, principles, or traditions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of un–American

  1. :  not American :  not characteristic of or consistent with American customs, principles, or traditions

1818

First Known Use of un–american

1818


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