Definition of animal rightist in English:

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animal rightist


A person who campaigns for the rights of animals to live free from human exploitation and abuse: animal rightists hurled themselves between the harpoons and the whale
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  • Animal rightists focus only on rare instances of animal abuse, pretending that the exception is the rule.
  • Animal rightists oppose the domestication of animals.
  • Only 11 farmers would be affected, and they had already indicated that after years of harassment by animal rightists, they were ready to throw in the towel in return for compensation.

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Syllabification: an·i·mal right·ist

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