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ac·tiv·ism

 (ăk′tə-vĭz′əm)
n.
The use of direct, often confrontational action, such as a demonstration or strike, in opposition to or support of a cause.

ac·tiv·ist′ic adj.

activism

(ˈæktɪˌvɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a policy of taking direct and often militant action to achieve an end, esp a political or social one
ˈactivist n

ac•tiv•ism

(ˈæk təˌvɪz əm)

n.
the practice of vigorous action or involvement as a means of achieving political or other goals, as by demonstrations, protests, etc.
[1905–10; < German]
ac′tiv•ist, n., adj.

activism

the attitude of taking an active part in events, especially in a social context. — activist, n.
See also: Politics
the attitude of taking an active part in events, especially in a social context. — activist, n.
See also: Society
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.activism - a policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goalactivism - a policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal
policy - a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"

activism

noun action, force, exertion He believed in political activism to achieve justice.
Translations
aktivismus
aktivizam
aktivisme

activism

[ˈæktɪvɪzəm] Nactivismo m

activism

[ˈæktɪvɪzəm] nactivisme m
political activism → activisme politique
environmental activism → militantisme m écologique

activism

nAktivismus m
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"Nepal has a proud tradition of public activism, but if these laws are passed in their current form, they will undermine the freedoms that Nepalis fought so hard to achieve," HRW's South Asia Director Meenakshi Ganguly said.
At the event held at Babcock University, Ilisan Remo, Ogun State, Okei-Odumakin got the Funmilayo Ransome Kuti prize for distinguished public activism and service towards the welfare of the voiceless and women in society, while Kelani took home the Leopold Sedar Senghor prize for African cultural creativity and impact through his numerous artworks.
This is because the revolution that has caught the eye of DCI detectives is the emerging public activism against rampant corruption.
According to its website, the store "serves as meeting space, social space, and infoshop for San Diego's progressive, radical, and socialist community" and "provide[s] books at community events, political rallies, and punk rock shows." At Groundwork Books, this dedication to public activism and involvement is observable even from outside the store.
Resultantly, during this year's program, participating students engaged in an interchange of ideas and values on a wide range of academic topics, including spiritual growth, intellectual development and public activism. The CIGA Summer School Leadership Development Program extensively explored the evolution of the sociopolitical environment in which Muslim communities in the West have found themselves since the turn of the century.
Participating students engaged in an interchange of ideas and values on a wide range of academic topics, including spiritual growth, intellectual development and public activism. "The CIGA Summer School Leadership Development Programme extensively explored the evolution of the sociopolitical environment in which Muslim communities in the West have found themselves since the turn of the century.
The WED theme for this year 'Beat Plastic Pollution' encourages public activism, and the campaign is an effort to shed light on the threats emerging from plastic pollution.
This year's theme encourages public activism to 'beat' plastic pollution
Encouraging public activism, Oxfam in Pakistan's Country Director Mohammed Qazilbash said the campaign is an effort to shed light on the threats emerging from plastic pollution, 'Using an excessive amount of single-use plastics in our daily lives is devastating the environment.
Encouraging public activism, Country Director, Oxfam in Pakistan Mohammed Qazilbash said the campaign is an effort to shed light on the threats emerging from plastic pollution, 'Using an excessive amount of single-use plastics in our daily lives is devastating the environment.

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