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An advocate of women's suffrage, especially in the United Kingdom.

suf′fra·get′tism n.


militant advocacy of suffrage for women. Cf. suffragism.
See also: Politics
militant advocacy of suffrage for women. See also politics.
See also: Women
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26) Margaret Cousins too found spiritual inspiration for her radical politics in theosophical beliefs and was encouraged in her suffragettism by the example of Anna Kingsford, the founder of the Hermetic Society (a break-away group from the London Lodge formed in 1884), who 'had affirmed women.