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environmentalism

noun en·vi·ron·men·tal·ism \-ˌvī-rə(n)-ˈmen-tə-ˌli-zəm, -ˌvī(-ə)r(n)-\

Definition of ENVIRONMENTALISM

1
:  a theory that views environment rather than heredity as the important factor in the development and especially the cultural and intellectual development of an individual or group
2
:  advocacy of the preservation, restoration, or improvement of the natural environment; especially :  the movement to control pollution

First Known Use of ENVIRONMENTALISM

circa 1922

environmentalism

noun en·vi·ron·men·tal·ism \-ˌvī-rən-ˈment-əl-ˌiz-əm, -ˌvī(-ə)rn-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENVIRONMENTALISM

:  a theory that views environment rather than heredity as the important factor in the development and especially the cultural and intellectual development of an individual or group

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