antiapartheid antiapartheid

Definition(s):

  • (adj) opposing the policy of apartheid in South Africa

Usage(s):

  1. Their main targets are leading antiapartheid activists.
  2. The Anglican archbishop gave voice to the antiapartheid opposition while Mandela was in prison.
  3. Some antiapartheid activists openly wondered about the possibility of foul play.

News

  • Mandela remains in serious but stable condition

    JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela was in serious but stable condition in a Pretoria hospital for the third day Monday with a recurring lung infection, and a foundation led by retired archbishop Desmond Tutu described the 94-year-old antiapartheid hero as an ‘‘extraordinary gift’’ to South Africa.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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