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Opposed to the administering of vaccines, especially to children. "Vax" is short for "vaccine." Many people believe that the anti-vax movement puts our whole society at risk. People who are anti-vax usually believe that vaccines are linked to illness. As the anti-vax movement has taken hold around here, there has been an uptick in cases of measles.
One who is opposed to the administering of vaccines, especially to children. "Vaxx" is short for "vaccine." Anti-vaxxers usually believe that vaccines are linked to illness. Many people believe that anti-vaxxers put our whole society at risk. With all the anti-vaxxers in this community, there has been an uptick in cases of measles.
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anti(ˈænti and ˈæntɑɪ)
1. n. someone who is against someone or something. All the antis are going to vote for it this time.
2. mod. against someone or something. (Sometimes with the force of a preposition.) I’m not anti the proposal, I just have some questions.
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