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environmentalist

Syllabification: en·vi·ron·men·tal·ist
Pronunciation: /inˌvīrənˈmen(t)ələst
 
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Definition of environmentalist in English:

noun

1A person who is concerned with or advocates the protection of the environment.
Example sentences
  • So how do concerned environmentalists tackle the enormous challenge of driving that switch?
  • Generations of conservationists and environmentalists have reinforced these views.
  • But I cannot support the extreme environmentalist positions that you present in your magazine.
Synonyms
2A person who considers that environment, as opposed to heredity, has the primary influence on the development of a person or group.

Derivatives

environmentalism

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Modern environmentalism differs from the conservation and preservation era in two salient respects.
  • Its centre of political gravity has moved from conservative liberalism to social democracy and environmentalism.
  • The story is a gentle introduction to environmentalism and encourages children to be aware of the dangers to ocean life, posed by littering.

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