an·​ti-Is·​ra·​el | \ ˌan-ˌtī-ˈiz-rē-əl How to pronounce anti-Israel (audio) , ˌan-tē- + \

Definition of anti-Israel

: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward Israel anti-Israel rhetoric

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First Known Use of anti-Israel

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anti-Israel

anti- entry 1 + Israel, country in southwestern Asia

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The first known use of anti-Israel was in 1948

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“Anti-Israel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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