anti-secession

adjective an·ti-se·ces·sion \ ¦an-tī-si-¦se-shən , ¦an-tē- \
variants: or less commonly antisecession

Definition of anti-secession

:opposed to political secession
  • These former Whigs and anti-secession Democrats began to assume power as elections to consider secession were producing huge pro-Union … majorities.
  • —Lawrence M. DentonWilliam Henry Seward and the Secession Crisis2009

anti-secessionist

or less commonly antisecessionist play \¦an-tī-si-¦se-shə-nist, ¦an-tē-\ adjective
    • In any case, the growth of anti-secessionist declarations corresponds with the number of ongoing civil wars in the world.
    • —Ann HironakaNeverending Wars2005

anti-secessionist

or less commonly antisecessionist noun, plural anti-secessionists also antisecessionists
    • The two anti-secessionists … proved so unpopular with the troops that neither of them lasted long.
    • —Bruce S. AllardiceMore Generals in Gray1995

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