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(ăn′tē-ə-mĕr′ĭ-kən, ăn′tī-)
Opposed or hostile to the government, official policies, or people of the United States.

an′ti-A·mer′i·can·ism n.
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opposed to anything of or relating to the United States of America
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(ˌæn ti əˈmɛr ɪ kən, ˌæn taɪ-)

1. opposed or hostile to the U.S. or to its people, principles, or policies.
2. an anti-American person.
[1765–75, Amer.]
an`ti-A•mer′i•can•ism, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anti-American - a person who is opposed to the United States and its policies
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Adj.1.anti-American - opposed to the United States and its policies
pro-American - supporting the United States and its policies
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