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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
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activist

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

nAktivist(in) m(f)
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activist

[ˈæktɪvɪst] nattivista m/f
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Kenyan authorities should address environmental and health concerns relating to LAPSSET project instead of harassing activists in Lamu, Human Rights Watch has said.
ATTOCK -- Police have arrested more than thirty activists of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan from different areas of the district.
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MULTAN -- Livestock Department started registration of 800 Community Activists in order to impart them special training on cattle management.
A group of Bajrang Dal activists on Saturday mercilessly bashed two youth who had reportedly come to meet girls they had met on social media site, Facebook.
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The report said that despite activists' tendency to draw attention to themselves and make headlines in the large-cap portion of the stock market, most of them prefer to operate in the mid-cap category.