anti-separatist

adjective
an·​ti-sep·​a·​rat·​ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈse-p(ə-)rə-tist, -ˈse-pə-ˌrā-, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-separatist (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antiseparatist

Definition of anti-separatist

: opposing or hostile toward separatism Probably the most effective argument used by antiseparatist forces has been economic: Quebec can prosper within Canada, but risks economic disaster by going on its own.— Paul Thagard

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anti-separatist or less commonly antiseparatist noun
The future of the United Kingdom is much more important than petty party squabbles and saving the Union in 2014 should be the number one priority for all anti-separatists this year. — Alan Cochrane

First Known Use of anti-separatist

1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-separatist was in 1918

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“Anti-separatist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-separatist. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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