any tropical American plant belonging to the genus Anthurium, of the arum family, certain species of which are cultivated for their glossy red heart-shaped bract surrounding a rodlike spike of tiny yellow flowers.
any of various tropical American aroid plants constituting the genus Anthurium, many of which are cultivated as house plants for their showy foliage and their flowers, which are borne in a long-stalked spike surrounded by a flaring heart-shaped white or red bract
opposed to or the legalization of . opposition to , especially legalized . Contemporary Examples Is the last hurrah of the feminist movement to put a bunch of antiabortion Republican females in public office? This Candidate Is Bad For Women Linda Hirshman June 8, 2010 When a Southern state starts backing away from antiabortion legislation, […]
a person who is opposed to a particular practice, party, policy, action, etc. a prefix meaning “against,” “opposite of,” “antiparticle of,” used in the formation of compound words (anticline); used freely in combination with elements of any origin (antibody; antifreeze; antiknock; antilepton). Contemporary Examples The piece of c.w. is that Republicans are pro-military and Democrats […]
of or relating to a college, , school, or other educational institution, especially one for higher education: academic requirements. pertaining to areas of study that are not primarily vocational or applied, as the humanities or pure mathematics. theoretical or hypothetical; not practical, realistic, or directly useful: an academic question; an academic discussion of a matter […]
- Anti abuse
to use wrongly or improperly; misuse: to abuse one’s authority. to treat in a harmful, injurious, or offensive way: to abuse a horse; to abuse one’s eyesight. to speak insultingly, harshly, and unjustly to or about; revile; malign. to commit sexual assault upon. Obsolete. to deceive or mislead. wrong or improper use; misuse: the abuse […]