the policy or practice of to serve national interests.
1965, in reference to a policy of political domination, on model of imperialism; see hegemony + -ism.
the inward curving ridge of the auricle of the ear. Historical Examples The antihelix may be so developed as to rise in front of the helix—Wildermuth’s ear. Pedagogical Anthropology Maria Montessori Between the helix and the antihelix is the fossa of the helix. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9 Various On the cranial […]
the antimatter counterpart to helium. antihelium (ān’tē-hē’lē-əm, ān’tī-) The antimatter that corresponds to helium.
- Antihemophilic factor
a protein that is essential to normal blood clotting and is lacking or deficient in persons having hemophilia A. Abbreviation: AHF. antihemophilic factor an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic factor (ān’tē-hē’mə-fĭl’ĭk, ān’tī-) n. Abbr. AHF See factor VIII.
a protagonist who lacks the attributes that make a heroic figure, as nobility of mind and spirit, a life or attitude marked by action or purpose, and the like. Contemporary Examples So when he graduated from antihero to pop stalwart in the mid-aughts, the rap world largely lost interest. ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ Review: […]
(of a protagonist) possessing the characteristics of an anti-hero. (of a literary work) having an antihero as its protagonist.