anti-speculation

adjective
an·​ti-spec·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-ˌspe-kyə-ˈlā-shən, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-speculation (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antispeculation

Definition of anti-speculation

: serving or intended to discourage or restrict financial speculation Evidence of the adverse effect of anti-speculation laws … cautioned against heavy-handed regulation.— Lawrence E. Mitchell

First Known Use of anti-speculation

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-speculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-speculation. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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