adjective an·ti–im·pe·ri·al \ˌan-ˌtī-im-ˈpir-ē-əl, ˌan-tē-\

Definition of anti–imperial

  1. :  characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward imperialist policies and institutions In one of the great ironies of history, what became the established religion of empire started as an anti-imperial movement. — Richard A. Horsley, Paul and Empire, 1997

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Origin and Etymology of anti–imperial

1anti- + 1imperial

First Known Use: 1803

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a trip made at another's expense

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