anti-
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anti-
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (general)
a. anti-
anti-Americanantiamericano(a)
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anti
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A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (that opposes)
a. anti
En el siglo XIX, los médicos constituyeron un grupo influyente dentro del movimiento anticlerical.In the 19th century, doctors were an influential group within the anticlerical movement.
2. (that protects from)
a. anti
El médico me recetó un medicamento antiinflamatorio y me indicó que me pusiera hielo en el pie.The doctor prescribed me an anti-inflammatory drug and told me to ice my foot.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (in opposition to)
a. anti
Yo no voy a tomar cerveza. - ¿Por qué tienes que ser tan anti?I'm not going to drink beer. - Why do you have to be so anti?
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
4. (someone who is opposed)
a. anti
Naturalmente, los antis se opusieron a los nuevos cambios.The antis obviously opposed the new changes.
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anti-inflammatory
el antiinflamatorio
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anti war
en contra de la guerra
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