Definition of environmentalist in English:

environmentalist

Syllabification: en·vi·ron·men·tal·ist
Pronunciation: /enˌvīrənˈmen(t)l-ist, -ˌvī(ə)rn-
 
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noun

  • 2A person who considers that environment, as opposed to heredity, has the primary influence on the development of a person or group.

Derivatives

environmentalism

noun
More example sentences
  • Modern environmentalism differs from the conservation and preservation era in two salient respects.
  • Its centre of political gravity has moved from conservative liberalism to social democracy and environmentalism.
  • The story is a gentle introduction to environmentalism and encourages children to be aware of the dangers to ocean life, posed by littering.

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