adjective an·ti–vac·cine \ˌan-ˌtī-(ˈ)vak-¦sēn, ˌan-tē-\

Definition of anti–vaccine

  1. :  opposed to the use of vaccines A handful of parents and anti-vaccine activists told lawmakers on the House Health and Human Services Committee that they believe vaccines are responsible for countless cases of autism, learning disabilities and death. — Jim Hughes, Denver Post, 24 Mar. 2005

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Origin and Etymology of anti–vaccine

1anti- + 2vaccine

First Known Use: 1806

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to cast off or become cast off

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