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Line breaks: ac¦tiv|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈaktɪvɪz(ə)m

Definition of activism in English:


[mass noun]
The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change: growing activism on the abortion issue
More example sentences
  • They encouraged political activism by organising and advertising demonstrations and protests.
  • This is a brilliant merging of mainstream film production and political activism.
  • As is often the norm, university was the beginning of my serious political activism.



noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Local government union activists are arguing to come out again on the same day as the teachers.
  • Ray is known as a committed peace activist who also opposes privatisation.
  • He was a lawyer and a trade union activist, a campaigner for human rights and democracy.

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