anti-globalization

noun

an·​ti-glob·​al·​i·​za·​tion ˌan-tē-ˌglō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce anti-globalization (audio)
ˌan-tī-
: opposition to globalization
… while the forces of anti-globalization demonstrated in Seattle during meetings of the World Trade Organization …Brad Stone
anti-globalization adjective
anti-globalization protesters
the anti-globalization movement

Examples of anti-globalization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No electorally viable movement in Spain espouses a nativist, xenophobic, or anti-globalization platform. Omar G. Encarnación, Foreign Affairs, 20 July 2017 There's also a lingering wariness due to the legacy of the Zapatista anti-globalization uprising that paralyzed the Mexican government in 1994, for which the region has become synonymous. Travel + Leisure Editors, Travel + Leisure, 22 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-globalization was in 1995

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-globalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-globalization. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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