an·​ti-def·​a·​ma·​tion ˌan-tē-ˌde-fə-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce anti-defamation (audio)
variants or less commonly antidefamation
: opposing or preventing defamation
anti-defamation laws

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-defamation was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-defamation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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