anti-crime

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

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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“Anti-crime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-crime. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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