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or an·ti·sem·i·tism (ăn′tē-sĕm′ĭ-tĭz′əm, ăn′tī-)
1. Hostility toward or prejudice against Jews or Judaism.
2. Discrimination against Jews.


(ˌæn tiˈsɛm ɪˌtɪz əm, ˌæn taɪ-)

discrimination against or prejudice or hostility toward Jews.
an`ti-Se•mit′ic (-səˈmɪt ɪk) adj.
an`ti-Se•mit′i•cal•ly, adv.


an attitude or policy of hatred and hostility toward Jewish people. — anti-Semite, n.
See also: Judaism
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anti-Semitism - the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish peopleanti-Semitism - the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people
racism - the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races


[ˈæntɪˈsemɪtɪzəm] Nantisemitismo m


[ˈæntɪˈsɛmɪtɪzm] nantisemitismo


(ˌanti ˈsiːmait) , ((American) ˌantai ˈsemait) noun
a person who hates Jews.
anti-Semitic (-seˈmitik) adjective
anti-Semitic views.
anti-Semitism (-ˈsemətizəm) noun
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