anti-counterfeiting

adjective

an·​ti-coun·​ter·​feit·​ing
ˌan-tē-ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌfi-tiŋ,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-counterfeiting (audio)
: opposed to or used to prevent counterfeiting
anti-counterfeiting measures
anti-counterfeiting technology

Examples of anti-counterfeiting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web May Berthelot, who runs the anti-counterfeiting operation at Vinted and has shared social media screeds on this topic, declined to speak to Robb Report. Mark Ellwood, Robb Report, 21 Feb. 2024 Bilotta and her colleagues even experimented with a nanoscale authentication system for jewelry for possible future use as an anti-counterfeiting measure. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 24 Jan. 2023 The changing counterfeit market Ashly Sands, an intellectual property attorney and head of litigation and anti-counterfeiting at the law firm Epstein Drangel LLP, emphasized the severity of the issue during a recent visit to Canal Street in Manhattan, known for its bootleg market. Ash-Har Quraishi, Amy Corral, CBS News, 12 Dec. 2023 Companies are adding new anti-counterfeiting technologies not only to combat the economic impact of food fraud, but also the potential health consequences of ingredient substitutions and knock-on reputational damage for brands across a sector. Laura Reiley, Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-counterfeiting was in 1906

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“Anti-counterfeiting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-counterfeiting. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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