an·​ti·​busi·​ness | \ ˌan-tē-ˈbiz-nəs, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antibusiness (audio) , -nəz \

Definition of antibusiness

: antagonistic toward business and especially big business

Examples of antibusiness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tell that to companies in those swing districts left at the mercy of their antibusiness Democratic representatives. Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, "Chamber of Errors," 3 Sep. 2020 But Amazon immediately tapped into antibusiness sentiment. Katie Honan, WSJ, "Amazon Cancels HQ2 Plans in New York City," 15 Feb. 2019 But shock waves continue to reverberate from his cancellation of the country’s largest public works project, which was one third complete, as well as antibusiness statements Mr. López Obrador has made over the years. Peter Grant, WSJ, "Mexican Property Market Gets One-Two Punch from Trump and López Obrador," 1 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of antibusiness

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Antibusiness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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