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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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Chastain has long been outspoken about her feminist beliefs, from blasting CBS for lacking series with female leads to speaking out about the portrayal of women in movies at the Cannes Film Festival and demanding pay equality for women in film and elsewhere.
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The singer, whose fourth album The Architect is out next month, marched on International Women's Day in London in 2015 to demand equality and has spoken of her feminist beliefs.
Following news of his death, the actress commemorated him with an image on her Twitter account that featured Rickman's face overlaid with his quotation from March 2015 that expressed his stronglyheld feminist beliefs.
This will appeal to teen to adult readers, offering a lively compendium of social and cultural considerations that range from discussions of modern feminist beliefs and 'geek' psychology to whimsical computer-speak and discussions of what it means to be a 'fangirl'.
Women were starting to feel more confident that their love of fashion and beauty could coexist with feminist beliefs.
She was so determined, she had strong feminist beliefs and a strong Christian faith - and this combination was very unusual at that time.
These women sought to balance feminist beliefs with a range of personal and erotic gender identities, foreshadowing butch/femme debates by almost half a century.
Even though the author sometimes presents with irony Robyn's firm feminist beliefs, a subtle reader can easily notice that most of the times, during the development of the plot, Lodge sides with her and her point of view.
263), but I disagree, having only seen a few clear examples of girls who had described their parents' feminist beliefs and the subsequent influence on their own thinking.
The variable relationships described by this function demonstrated that complex family environments were related to integrative White racial consciousness attitudes and more advanced feminist beliefs.
Attempting to find a man who not only accepts my own feminist beliefs, but also endorses them himself feels almost impossible at times.