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antipollution

[an-tee-puh-loo-shuh n, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti pəˈlu ʃən, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
designed to prevent or reduce environmental pollution:
antipollution laws; an antipollution campaign.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; anti- + pollution
Related forms
antipollutionist, noun
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Examples from the web for antipollution
  • Much interest exists in using platinum as a catalyst in fuel cells and in antipollution devices for automobiles.
  • antipollution regulations are increasingly making such burning unlawful.
  • The country was concerned about pollution and promoted environmentally friendly and antipollution policies.
  • What few antipollution measures existed were directed at end-of-pipe treatments.
British Dictionary definitions for antipollution

antipollution

/ˌæntɪpəˈluːʃən/
adjective
1.
(of measures, policies, etc) designed to combat pollution and its causes
2.
opposed to pollution and its causes: antipollution banners
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