anti-subversion

adjective an·ti-sub·ver·sion \ ˌan-tē-səb-ˈvər-zhən , -shən , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-subversive play \ˌan-tē-səb-ˈvər-siv, -ziv, ˌan-tī-\ or less commonly antisubversion or antisubversive

Definition of anti-subversion

:serving or intended to prevent or punish subversive activities
  • … is perhaps best known for trying to ram an unpopular anti-subversion law through the city legislature in 2003 when she was security chief.
  • The Vancouver (Canada) Province

anti-subversive

or less commonly antisubversive noun
    • Yet isolationists and antisubversives, more than any other Americans, viewed communism and Soviet imperialism as an indivisible and mortal threat to everything for which America stood.
    • —Randall Bennett Woods

First Known Use of anti-subversion

1940


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