anti–Western

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adjective an·ti–West·ern \ˌan-tē-ˈwe-stərn, ˌan-tī-\
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anti–West

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Definition of anti–Western

  1. :  opposed to or hostile toward Western countries anti-Western terrorists anti-Western sentiment … triggered an outpouring of anti-Western and anti-American feeling in Africa and at the United Nations. — Jennifer Seymour Whitaker … at moments during the film, I felt I was back there again, amid the anti-West slogans; the massive anti-American demonstrations in front of the U.S. embassy. — Bernard Kalb

1933

First Known Use of anti–western

1933


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