anti–subversion

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adjective an·ti–sub·ver·sion \ˌan-tē-səb-ˈvər-zhən, -shən, ˌan-tī-\
variants: or

anti–subversive

play \ˌan-tē-səb-ˈvər-siv, -ziv, ˌan-tī-\ or less commonly

antisubversion

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antisubversive

Definition of anti–subversion

  1. :  serving or intended to prevent or punish subversive activities … is perhaps best known for trying to ram an unpopular anti-subversion law through the city legislature in 2003 when she was security chief. — The Vancouver (Canada) Province

anti–subversive

or less commonly

antisubversive

noun Yet isolationists and antisubversives, more than any other Americans, viewed communism and Soviet imperialism as an indivisible and mortal threat to everything for which America stood. — Randall Bennett Woods

1940

First Known Use of anti–subversion

1940


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