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antigovernment

[an-tee-guhv-ern-muh nt, -er-muh nt, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈgʌv ərn mənt, -ər mənt, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
opposed to or in rebellion against an existing government.
2.
of or relating to a political group, military force, etc., seeking to replace or overthrow an existing government.
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antigovernmental, adjective
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Examples from the web for antigovernment
  • Cell-phone records could tell them who attended an antigovernment rally.
  • antigovernment and extremist groups were responsible for numerous killings of government officials and police.
  • Bail was available, although typically not granted in cases involving alleged antigovernment activity.
  • There were reports of intimidation of journalists and their antigovernment sources.
  • Privately owned newspapers frequently adopted antigovernment positions.
Contemporary definitions for antigovernment
adjective

going against a current government or administration

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