anti-speculative

adjective an·ti-spec·u·la·tive \ ˌan-tē-ˈspe-kyə-lə-tiv , -ˌlā- , ˌan-tī- \
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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