Definition of consciousness-raising in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnʃəsnəsˌreɪzɪŋ/


[mass noun]
The activity of seeking to make people more aware of personal, social, or political issues: [as modifier]: a consciousness-raising group
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  • The group engaged in both consciousness-raising and activism.
  • It was a melting pot of New Leftists and former communists, and the group engaged in strike support and union organizing, political strategizing and consciousness-raising.
  • Efforts to provide equality of access for full participation in society lead social change through consciousness-raising.

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