antireform

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ reform

Adjective[edit]

antireform (comparative more antireform, superlative most antireform)

  1. (politics) Opposing reform
    • 1990 October 5, Ben Joravsky, “Annals of school reform: the security guard snafu”, Chicago Reader:
      It was top-down, antireform politics.
    • 1994, United States Central Intelligence Agency, “Russia”, in 1994 CIA World Factbook[1]:
      Russia made good progress on privatization in 1993 despite active opposition from key cabinet members, hard-line legislators, and antireform regional leaders.