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ac·tiv·ist

 (ăk′tə-vĭst)
n.
A proponent or practitioner of activism: political activists.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or engaged in activism.
2. Of, relating to, or being an activist.

activist

A person who takes an active and often militant part in politics.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.activist - a militant reformeractivist - a militant reformer      
Black Muslim - an activist member of a largely American group of Blacks called the Nation of Islam
Black Panther - a member of the Black Panthers political party
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
Adj.1.activist - advocating or engaged in activismactivist - advocating or engaged in activism  
active - disposed to take action or effectuate change; "a director who takes an active interest in corporate operations"; "an active antagonism"; "he was active in drawing attention to their grievances"

activist

noun militant, partisan, organizer, warrior The attack was carried out by animal rights activists.
Translations
aktivist

activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] Nactivista mf

activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] nactiviste mf
human rights activist → activiste des droits de l'homme
political activist → activiste politique
peace activist → militant(e) m/f pacifiste

activist

nAktivist(in) m(f)

activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] nattivista m/f
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Hosta, Wiley and other activists responded to the dissatisfying governmental response with another trip to the state capitol.
Given these challenges, as activist-generated breast cancer research unfolded, tensions emerged from the mismatch between what investigators can achieve through prevailing epidemiologic research paradigms and what activists had hoped to accomplish in time to help their daughters.
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