anti-revolutionary

adjective
an·​ti-rev·​o·​lu·​tion·​ary | \ ˌan-tē-ˌre-və-ˈlü-shə-ˌner-ē, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-revolutionary (audio) \

Definition of anti-revolutionary

: opposing or hostile to revolution Between 1794 and 1799, his army defeated an invasion of tens of thousands of anti-revolutionary British Redcoats.— Edward E. Baptist

First Known Use of anti-revolutionary

1716, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-revolutionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-revolutionary. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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