ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-speculative (audio)
variants or less commonly antispeculative
: serving or intended to discourage or restrict financial speculation : antispeculation
The government's wartime policies also repressed private finance in multiple and reinforcing ways, including … an intensification of the anti-speculative financial regulation of the New Deal.Robert Kuttner

Word History

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-speculative was in 1907

Dictionary Entries Near anti-speculative

Cite this Entry

“Anti-speculative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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