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
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anti-violence was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Anti-violence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-violence. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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