environmentalist

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noun en·vi·ron·men·tal·ist \in-ˌvī-rə(n)-ˈmen-tə-ləst, -ˌvī(-ə)r(n)-\

Definition of environmentalist

  1. 1 :  an advocate of environmentalism

  2. 2 :  one concerned about environmental quality especially of the human environment with respect to the control of pollution

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First Known Use of environmentalist

1902


ENVIRONMENTALIST Defined for English Language Learners

environmentalist

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Definition of environmentalist for English Language Learners

  • : a person who works to protect the natural world from pollution and other threats


Medical Dictionary

environmentalist

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noun en·vi·ron·men·tal·ist \-əl-əst\

Medical Definition of environmentalist

  1. 1:  an advocate of environmentalism

  2. 2:  one concerned about environmental quality especially of the human environment with respect to the control of pollution



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