an·​ti-im·​pe·​ri·​al | \ ˌan-ˌtī-im-ˈpir-ē-əl How to pronounce anti-imperial (audio) , ˌan-tē- \

Definition of anti-imperial

: characterized by or expressing opposition to or hostility toward imperialist policies and institutions In one of the great ironies of history, what became the established religion of empire started as an anti-imperial movement.— Richard A. Horsley, Paul and Empire, 1997

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First Known Use of anti-imperial

1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anti-imperial

anti- entry 1 + imperial entry 1

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“Anti-imperial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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