adjective an·ti–sweat·shop \¦an-tī-¦swet-ˌshäp, ¦an-tē-\
variants: less commonly


Definition of anti–sweatshop

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of anti–sweatshop

1anti- + sweatshop

First Known Use: 1896

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