antidiscrimination

adjective
an·​ti·​dis·​crim·​i·​na·​tion | \ ˌan-tē-di-ˌskri-mə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce antidiscrimination (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-discrimination

Definition of antidiscrimination

: opposing or preventing discrimination antidiscrimination legislation

First Known Use of antidiscrimination

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Antidiscrimination.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antidiscrimination. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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