anti–secession

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

antisecession

Definition of anti–secession

  1. :  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. Denton, William Henry Seward and the Secession Crisis, 2009

anti–secessionist

less commonly

antisecessionist

\¦an-tī-si-¦se-shə-nist, ¦an-tē-\ play adjective In any case, the growth of anti-secessionist declarations corresponds with the number of ongoing civil wars in the world. — Ann Hironaka, Neverending Wars, 2005

anti–secessionist

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. Allardice, More Generals in Gray, 1995

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Origin and Etymology of anti–secession

1anti- + secession


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