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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anti-crime? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!