ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-smuggling (audio)
variants or less commonly antismuggling
: serving or intended to prevent or restrict smuggling
anti-smuggling laws/measures
NATO remains deployed in the Aegean to back up Greek and EU anti-smuggling operations …Associated Press
Three years ago, when James joined Ghana's anti-smuggling task force, his job was to intercept illicit cocoa shipments …Joe Bavier

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-smuggling was in 1818

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“Anti-smuggling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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