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anti-establishment

an·ti·es·tab·lish·ment
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tee-i-stab-lish-muh nt, an-tahy-]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti i-ˈsta-blish-mənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [an-tee-i-stab-lish-muh nt, an-tahy-]
    • /ˈæn taɪ, ˈæn ti i-ˈsta-blish-mənt/

Definitions of anti-establishment word

  • adjective anti-establishment opposed to established authority 3
  • adjective anti-establishment opposed to or working against the existing power structure or mores, as of society or government: Antiestablishment candidates promised to disband the army, Congress, and the cabinet if elected. 1
  • adjective anti-establishment Referring to someone who is opposed to the existing system (the establishment). 0

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Origin of anti-establishment

First appearance:

before 1955
One of the 4% newest English words
First recorded in 1955-60; anti- + establishment

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Parts of speech for Anti-establishment

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

anti-establishment popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 50% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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