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antivax

or an·ti-vax

[ an-tee-vaks, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvæks, ˌæn taɪ- /
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adjective Informal.
opposed to vaccines and vaccination; antivaccination:antivax parents;the antivax movement.
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Sometimes an·ti-vaxx .

Origin of antivax

First recorded in 1810–15 as Anti-Vacks (in the sense “persons opposed to vaccination”), in a letter by Edward Jenner); anti- + vax
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