anti etymology

English word anti comes from English anti-

Detailed word origin of anti

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anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
anti English (eng) (rare) Alternative form of anti- (chemistry) That has a torsion angle between 90° and 180°. Opposed to something. A person opposed to a concept or principle.

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