an·ti-sweat·shop | \ ¦an-tī-¦swet-ˌshäp , ¦an-tē- \
variants: or less commonly antisweatshop

Definition of anti-sweatshop 

: opposing or prohibiting sweatshops anti-sweatshop legislation Anti-sweatshop leaders and some members of Congress have long sought to increase wages and protect the islands' garment workers … —Rebecca Clarren, Ms., Spring 2006 Living wage and antisweatshop struggles simultaneously show the burgeoning strength and the existing limitations of new labor-based movements. —Dan Clawson, The Next Upsurge, 2003

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First Known Use of anti-sweatshop

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anti-sweatshop

anti- entry 1 + sweatshop

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