anti-Semitism

noun
an·ti-Sem·i·tism | \ˌan-tē-ˈse-mə-ˌti-zəm, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of anti-Semitism 

: hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group

First Known Use of anti-Semitism

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-Semitism was in 1880

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anti-Semitism

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English Language Learners Definition of anti-Semitism

: hatred of Jewish people

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