feminism

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noun fem·i·nism \ˈfe-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of feminism

  1. 1 :  the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes

  2. 2 :  organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests

feminist

play \-nist\ noun or adjective

feministic

play \ˌfe-mə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective

1895

First Known Use of feminism

1895


FEMINISM Defined for English Language Learners

feminism

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noun fem·i·nism \ˈfe-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of feminism for English Language Learners

  • : the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities

  • : organized activity in support of women's rights and interests


FEMINISM Defined for Kids

feminism

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noun fem·i·nism \ˈfe-mə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of feminism for Students

  1. 1 :  the belief that women and men should have equal rights and opportunities

  2. 2 :  organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests

feminist

\-nist\ noun or adjective

Medical Dictionary

feminism

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noun fem·i·nism \ˈfem-ə-ˌniz-əm\

Medical Definition of feminism

  1. :  the presence of female characteristics in males



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