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Definition of "anti-federalist" [an•ti-fed•er•al•ist]

  • One who opposes federalism. (noun)
  • Expressing opposition to federalism. (adjective)

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Use "anti-federalist" in a sentence
  • "Raoul Ruparel, head of economic research at the anti-federalist thinktank Open Europe, said: If the Greek public vote no in the referendum Greece could be left with no funds and no government, teetering on the edge of a disorderly default and a disorderly exit from the eurozone."
  • "When the Pa. legislature was debating about adopting the constitution the federalist were in power and would not even listen to the anti-federalist."
  • "By definition, the establishment and highest levels of public power are viewed together, and to be anti-liberal is to be, in some sense, anti-liberal-establishment, and anti-federalist."