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un-A·mer·i·can

(ŭn′ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən)
adj.
Considered contrary to the institutions or principles of the United States.

un-American

adj
1. not in accordance with the aims, ideals, customs, etc, of the US
2. against the interests of the US
ˌun-Aˈmericanˌism n

un-A•mer•i•can

(ˌʌn əˈmɛr ɪ kən)

adj.
not typifying or contrary to American values, standards, goals, etc.
[1810–20, Amer.]
un`-A•mer′i•can•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.un-American - considered contrary to the best interests of the United States
disloyal, unpatriotic - showing lack of love for your country
Translations

un-American

[ˈʌnəˈmerɪkən] ADJ
1. (pej) (= anti-American) → antiamericano
2. (= not typical) → poco americano

un-American

adjunamerikanisch; un-American activitiesunamerikanische Umtriebe pl

un-American

[ʌnəˈmɛrɪkən] adj (anti-American) → antiamericano/a; (uncharacteristic of America) → poco americano/a
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When the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities (HUAC) blacklisted the "Hollywood Ten" in 1947, some of them sought refuge in Mexico where no passport was required at that time and where the Red Scare had not fully tightened its grip on Mexican society.
To allow counties to ban a product based on a century of fraud, deception and racism just seems - I don't know - unAmerican.
He then had a really serious brush with Senator McCarthy and the House Unamerican Activities Committee.
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resources for unAmerican and subversive activities.
Senator Joe McCarthy's infamous House of UnAmerican Activities Committee ruined the careers of thousands and caused numerous suicides with its bogus allegations of their being involved in some elaborate, unarticulated Red plot - and Hoover provided the falsified information to make the charges stick.
In the last half of the twentieth century, the United Klans of America had active organizations not only in southern states but also in Delaware, Indiana, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania (House UnAmerican Activities Committee 1965, reported in Dobratz and Shanks-Meile 1997).
Dennis was convicted of criminal contempt for failing to appear before the Committee on UnAmerican Activities of the House of Representatives.
A secret list that deprives people of the right to fly and places them into effective exile without any opportunity to object is both unAmerican and unconstitutional.
WELL, THEN--PERHAPS YOU CANT TELL ME PRECISELY HOW MANY IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD BELIEVE THAN COUNTING IS AN UNAMERICAN PLOT?