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anti (n.)

the word-forming element anti- (q.v.) used by itself, short for various nouns beginning in anti-, from 1788, originally in reference to the anti-federalists in U.S. politics (in the 1830s, of the U.S. Anti-Masonic political party); as an adjective, from 1857.

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Definitions of anti
1
anti (n.)
a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.);
the antis smelled victory after a long battle
2
anti (adj.)
not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.);
From wordnet.princeton.edu