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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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