anti-riot

adjective
an·​ti-ri·​ot | \ ˌan-tē-ˈrī-ət, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-riot (audio) \

Definition of anti-riot

: serving or intended to prevent or stop riots anti-riot barricades anti-riot police squads

First Known Use of anti-riot

1892, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-riot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-riot. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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