antislavery

an•ti•slav•er•y
[[t]ˌæn tiˈsleɪ və ri, -ˈsleɪv ri, ˌæn taɪ-[/t]] adj.
1) opposed to slavery
2) opposition to slavery
Etymology: 1810–20, amer.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Antislavery — An ti*slav er*y, a. Opposed to slavery. n. Opposition to slavery. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antislavery — ☆ antislavery [an΄tī slā′vər ē; an΄tēslā′vər ē, an΄tislā′vər ē ] adj. against slavery …   English World dictionary

  • antislavery — /an tee slay veuh ree, slayv ree, an tuy /, n. 1. opposition to slavery, esp. black slavery. adj. 2. of or pertaining to antislavery. [1810 20, Amer.; ANTI + SLAVERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • antislavery — adjective Opposed to the practice of slavery. Prior to the U.S. Civil War, there were a number of northern periodicals devoted to publishing antislavery content …   Wiktionary

  • antislavery — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: anti (I) + slavery : opposition to slavery * * * /an tee slay veuh ree, slayv ree, an tuy /, n. 1. opposition to slavery, esp. black slavery. adj. 2. of or pertaining to antislavery. [1810 20, Amer.; ANTI… …   Useful english dictionary

  • antislavery — adj. opposed to slavery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antislavery — an·ti·slav·ery …   English syllables

  • American Antislavery Society — U.S. Hist. a society, founded in 1833 and led by William Lloyd Garrison, to abolish slavery. * * * …   Universalium

  • American Antislavery Society — U.S. Hist. a society, founded in 1833 and led by William Lloyd Garrison, to abolish slavery …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abolitionism — For other uses, see Abolitionism (disambiguation). Anti slavery redirects here. For the British NGO working for the eradication of slavery, see Anti Slavery International. Am I Not A Man And A Brother? Medallion as part of the anti slavery… …   Wikipedia

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