an·​ti-uni·​ver·​si·​ty ˌan-tē-ˌyü-nə-ˈvər-sə-tē How to pronounce anti-university (audio)
: opposed to or hostile toward universities or university education
an anti-university movement
anti-university sentiments

Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-university was in 1859

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“Anti-university.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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