anti-violence

adjective
an·​ti-vi·​o·​lence | \ ˌan-tē-ˈvī-lən(t)s How to pronounce anti-violence (audio) , -ˈvī-ə-, 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

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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