an·​ti-reg·​u·​la·​tion ¦an-tī-ˌre-gyə-¦lā-shən How to pronounce anti-regulation (audio)
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variants or antiregulation
: characterized by or expressing opposition to government regulation : anti-regulatory
If you pay any attention to national politics, you have probably detected a certain anti-government, anti-regulation sentiment in some quarters.Melissa Anderson, Automotive Design & Production, 1 Nov. 2011

Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-regulation was in 1893

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“Anti-regulation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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