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
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-speculation was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-speculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-speculation. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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