Share this entry

Share this page

feminism

Saltos de línea: fem¦in|ism
Pronunciación: /ˈfɛmɪnɪz(ə)m
 
/

Definición de feminism en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Equality feminism and American liberalism seek equality for every individual.
  • Is there any conflict between Islamic feminism and radical or socialist feminisms?
  • Liberal feminism has equal rights for men and women as its major concern.
Sinónimos
the women's movement, the feminist movement, women's liberation, female emancipation, women's rights;
informal women's lib

The issue of rights for women first became prominent during the French and American revolutions in the late 18th century. In Britain it was not until the emergence of the suffragette movement in the late 19th century that there was significant political change. A ‘second wave’ of feminism arose in the 1960s, with an emphasis on unity and sisterhood; seminal figures included Betty Friedan and Germaine Greer

Origen

late 19th century: from French féminisme.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día chef-d'œuvre
Pronunciación: ʃeɪ ˈdəːvr(ə)
noun
a masterpiece