anti-mine

adjective
an·​ti-mine | \ ˌan-tē-ˈmīn, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-mine (audio) \
variants: or antimine

Definition of anti-mine

1 : serving to counteract or protect against explosive mines United Technologies Corp. won $68.1 million in Navy and Air Force contracts for antimine equipment …The Wall Street Journal
2 : opposed to the use of explosive mines "These indiscriminate weapons do not care whether they blow up a child at play or a soldier on patrol," say antimine activists.— Joan Stephenson

First Known Use of anti-mine

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Anti-mine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-mine. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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