antibusiness

adjective

an·​ti·​busi·​ness
ˌan-tē-ˈbiz-nəs,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antibusiness (audio)
-nəz
: antagonistic toward business and especially big business

Examples of antibusiness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web America’s leading antibusiness policy incubator, also known as the state of California, is at it again. Matt Haller, WSJ, 21 Aug. 2022 The Biden administration, by contrast, has added fuel to the inflation fire with its antienergy and antibusiness agenda. WSJ, 30 June 2022 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. BostonGlobe.com, 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antibusiness was in 1840

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“Antibusiness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antibusiness. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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