Definition of eco-activist in English:

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eco-activist

Pronunciation: /ˈiːkəʊˌaktɪvɪst/

noun

A person engaged in vigorous social or political campaigns whose aim is to prevent damage to the environment: the smart, high-flying mothers have launched a group that aims to turn yummy mummies into banner-waving eco-activists
More example sentences
  • Lying somewhere between an academic treatise, a biography of an eco-activist, and a guidebook for Green campaigners, it is a truly remarkable book.
  • With a new focus on environmental education in our school system, this battle-scarred eco-activist must know that his championing of environmental protection has not been in vain.
  • The blast sent flying debris into Ludwig's face, cutting the eco-activist on the forehead.

Derivatives

eco-activism

noun
Example sentences
  • This involves Greenpeace-type eco-activism on the high seas coupled with political intrigue.
  • While it was in the opposition, the party served as a sort of umbrella group for various causes traditionally associated with left-leaning politics, such as the land-rights movement and eco-activism.
  • She has been active in spiritually based eco-activism for over 30 years.

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