anti-violence

adjective
an·​ti-vi·​o·​lence | \ ˌan-tē-ˈvī-lən(t)s, -ˈvī-ə- How to pronounce anti-violence (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antiviolence

Definition of anti-violence

: acting against or opposing violence anti-violence initiatives an anti-violence rally There's an emerging alliance of anti-pornography and anti-violence feminists with therapists who diagnose and treat child abuse …— Wendy Kaminer

First Known Use of anti-violence

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-violence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-violence. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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