anti-crime

adjective
an·​ti-crime | \ ˌan-tē-ˈkrīm , ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti-crime

: opposing or intended to discourage or prevent crime and especially violent crime anti-crime legislation an anti-crime campaign

First Known Use of anti-crime

1865, in the meaning defined above

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