anti-growth

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

Definition of anti-growth

: opposed to, inhibiting, or resistant to growth especially : opposed to economic development anti-growth measures … voters this September tossed out a coalition of anti-growth members who have long blocked roadbuilding on ideological grounds. — Gregg Easterbrook

First Known Use of anti-growth

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-growth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-growth. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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