anti-gang

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

Definition of anti-gang

: opposed to gangs : designed to prohibit gangs or to prevent or punish criminal behavior by gang members anti-gang laws Following on the heels of recent weekend street gang sweeps by Los Angeles police, anti-gang units from the Sheriff's Department conducted their own operation last weekend, arresting 33 people on a variety of charges.The Los Angeles Times

First Known Use of anti-gang

1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-gang was in 1891

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“Anti-gang.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-gang. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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