antibank

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ bank

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antibank (comparative more antibank, superlative most antibank)

  1. Opposing banks (financial institutions).
    • 1998, Margaret Ellen Newell, From Dependency to Independence, page 153:
      Thus, although opponents of the private bank proposal accused its supporters of undermining the colony's sovereignty, the antibank cohort themselves viewed the provincial government's power as circumscribed.
    • 2000, Donald John Ratcliffe, The Politics of Long Division, page 101:
      By 1824 antibank feeling had triumphed, in that most banks in Ohio had collapsed or gone out of business during the depression []

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