an·​ti-in·​dus·​try | \ ˌan-ˌtī-ˈin-də-strē How to pronounce anti-industry (audio) , -ˌdə-, ˌan-tē- \

Definition of anti-industry

: opposed to or hostile toward industry or a particular industry It was true that there had been a revival of the anti-industry sentiment in the United States, and that the industry had lost a great deal of political power.— Bruce A. Beaubouef, The Strategic Petroleum Reserve, 2007

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First Known Use of anti-industry

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anti-industry

anti- entry 1 + industry

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“Anti-industry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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