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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.
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activist

A person who takes an active and often militant part in politics.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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"
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activist

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

activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] Nactivista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] nactiviste mf
human rights activist → activiste des droits de l'homme
political activist → activiste politique
peace activist → militant(e) m/f pacifiste
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

activist

nAktivist(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] nattivista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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