anti-nepotism

adjective
an·​ti-nep·​o·​tism | \ ˌan-tē-ˈne-pə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce anti-nepotism (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of anti-nepotism

: opposing or prohibiting nepotism an anti-nepotism policy/rule

First Known Use of anti-nepotism

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-nepotism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-nepotism. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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