an·​ti-Is·​ra·​el ˌan-ˌtī-ˈiz-rē-əl How to pronounce anti-Israel (audio)
ˌan-tē- +
: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward Israel
anti-Israel rhetoric

Word History


anti- entry 1 + Israel, country in southwestern Asia

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-Israel was in 1948

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“Anti-Israel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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