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 This antibusiness stance is not doing much for Chinese corporate health. Larry Light, Fortune, 20 Jan. 2022 The company and Fink’s vocal embrace of sustainable practices have invited criticism from several corners alleging that they are beholden to antibusiness activism and political correctness. Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 Eastern Bank chief executive Bob Rivers, a prominent Wu supporter, says the antibusiness rap is unfair., 7 Nov. 2021 How could such antibusiness Democrats rank high enough on the Chamber of Commerce scorecard to earn its endorsement? Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2021 Tell that to companies in those swing districts left at the mercy of their antibusiness Democratic representatives. Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, 3 Sep. 2020 But Amazon immediately tapped into antibusiness sentiment. Katie Honan, WSJ, 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, 1 Jan. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of antibusiness

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Antibusiness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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