anti-speculative

adjective
an·​ti-spec·​u·​la·​tive | \ ˌan-tē-ˈspe-kyə-lə-tiv, -ˌlā-, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-speculative (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antispeculative

Definition of anti-speculative

: 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

First Known Use of anti-speculative

1907, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-speculative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-speculative. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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