anti-church

adjective
an·​ti-church | \ ˌan-tē-ˈchərch How to pronounce anti-church (audio) , ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti-church

: opposed to or hostile toward the Christian church Since the fall of communism here … the church has succeeded in turning back four decades of anti-church law.— Mary Battiata

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1810, in the meaning defined above

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