Anticommunism (noun)

Opposition to communism as a political ideology.

Origin:

From the latin anti ("against") + communism, from the idea that anticommunism is opposition to communism as a political ideology.

Examples:

  1. During the Cold War, anticommunism was a major driving force behind American foreign policy.
  2. The Red Scare of the 1950s was driven by a wave of anticommunism in the United States.
  3. The anticommunism sentiment in the country led to the rise of right-wing authoritarian governments.
  4. The rise of anticommunism in the country led to persecution of political opponents.
  5. The anticommunism propaganda of the government was heavily criticized by civil liberties activists.
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