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

Definition of activism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change: growing activism on the abortion issue
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  • 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.

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