anti
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anti(
ahn
-
tay
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(in opposition to)
a. en contra de
My dad is totally anti anything fun.Mi padre está completamente en contra de todo lo que sea divertido.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (opposed to)
a. en contra
A lot of people are for the new sugar tax, but we're anti.Muchas personas están a favor del nuevo impuesto sobre el azúcar, pero nosotros estamos en contra.
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
3. (against)
a. anti
The ad says this anti-wrinkle cream will make me look ten years younger.El comercial dice que esta crema antiarrugas me hará ver diez años más joven.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (someone who is opposed)
a. el opositor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la opositora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bill passed, but then the antis vetoed it.Fue aprobado el proyecto de ley, pero luego los opositores lo vetaron.
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anti [ˈæntʀ]
preposition
she is anti the whole idea ella está completamente en contra de la idea
adjective
he's rather anti está más bien opuesto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
anti
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
anti(
ahn
-
tee
)
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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en contra de, anti
anti-inflammatory
el antiinflamatorio
anti-Semitic
antisemita
anti war
en contra de la guerra
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