anti-guerrilla

adjective
an·​ti-guer·​ril·​la | \ ˌan-tē-gə-ˈri-lə How to pronounce anti-guerrilla (audio) , -ge-, -g(y)i-, ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-guerrilla

: combating or defending against guerrillas anti-guerrilla tactics anti-guerrilla warfare

First Known Use of anti-guerrilla

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-guerrilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-guerrilla. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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