anti-AIDS

adjective
an·​ti-AIDS | \ ˌan-tē-ˈādz How to pronounce anti-AIDS (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of anti-AIDS

1 : used to treat or delay the development of AIDS a novel anti-AIDS drug
2 : intended or serving to prevent the spread of AIDS an anti-AIDS campaign

First Known Use of anti-AIDS

1983, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Anti-AIDS.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-AIDS. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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anti-AIDS

adjective
an·​ti-AIDS | \ -ˈādz How to pronounce anti-AIDS (audio) \

Medical Definition of anti-AIDS

: used to treat or delay the development of AIDS the anti-AIDS drug AZT

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