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fem·i·nism

 (fĕm′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. Belief in or advocacy of women's social, political, and economic rights, especially with regard to equality of the sexes.
2. The movement organized around this belief.

feminism

(ˈfɛmɪˌnɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a doctrine or movement that advocates equal rights for women

fem•i•nism

(ˈfɛm əˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. a doctrine advocating social, political, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.
2. a movement for the attainment of such rights.
3. feminine character.
[1890–95; < French féminisme]
fem′i•nist, n., adj.
fem`i•nis′tic, adj.

feminism

an attitude favoring the movement to eliminate political, social, and professional discrimination against women. — feminist, n., adj.feministic, adj.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feminism - a doctrine that advocates equal rights for womenfeminism - a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought - a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
2.feminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for womenfeminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for women
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"

feminism

noun female emancipation, women's rights, the women's movement, women's liberation, women's lib (informal) She is a champion of feminism.
Quotations
"Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less" [Susan B. Anthony Motto of the Revolution]
Translations
مَبْدأ المُساواه بين الرَّجُل والمَرأه
feminismus
feminisme
feminismo
feminismi
feminizam
feminizmus
feminismifemínismi; kvenfrelsisstefna
フェミニズム
feminism
feminizmkadın hakları savunuculuğu

feminism

[ˈfemɪnɪzəm] Nfeminismo m

feminism

[ˈfɛmɪnɪzəm] nféminisme m

feminism

feminism

[ˈfɛmɪˌnɪzm] nfemminismo

feminine

(ˈfeminin) adjective
1. of a woman. a feminine voice.
2. with all the essential qualities of a woman. She was a very feminine person.
3. in certain languages, of one of usually two or three genders of nouns etc.
ˌfemiˈninity noun
the quality of being feminine. She never used her femininity to win the argument.
ˈfeminism noun
the thought and actions of people who want to make women's (legal, political, social etc) rights equal to those of men.
ˈfeminist noun
a supporter of feminism.
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