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en·vi·ron·men·tal·ism

 (ĕn-vī′rən-mĕn′tl-ĭz′əm, -vī′ərn-)
n.
1. Advocacy for or work toward protecting the natural environment from destruction or pollution.
2. The theory that environment rather than heredity is the primary influence on intellectual growth and cultural development.

en·vi′ron·men′tal·ist n.
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environmentalist

(ɪnˌvaɪrənˈmɛntəlɪst)
n
1. (Psychology) an adherent of environmentalism
2. (Environmental Science) a person who is concerned with the maintenance of ecological balance and the conservation of the environment
3. (Environmental Science) a person concerned with issues that affect the environment, such as pollution
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en•vi•ron•men•tal•ist

(ɛnˌvaɪ rənˈmɛn tl ɪst, -ˌvaɪ ərn-)

n.
1. an expert on environmental problems.
2. a person who advocates or works for protection of the air, water, animals, plants, and other natural resources from pollution or its effects.
3. a person who believes that differences between individuals or groups, esp. in moral and intellectual attributes, are predominantly determined by environmental factors.
[1915–20]
en•vi`ron•men′tal•ism, n.
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environmentalist

A person who is concerned about the destruction or degradation of the earth’s environment through pollution and overuse of finite resources.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.environmentalist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollutionenvironmentalist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
Green - an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
tree hugger - derogatory term for environmentalists who support restrictions on the logging industry and the preservation of forests
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environmentalist

noun conservationist, ecologist, green, friend of the earth, tree-hugger (informal, derogatory) Environmentalists argue that drift net fishing should be banned.
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Translations
عالِم بيئَه
miljøaktivist
környezetvédõ
zástanca ochrany životného prostredia

environmentalist

[ɪnˌvaɪrənˈmentəlɪst]
A. ADJambiental, ecologista
B. Necologista mf
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environmentalist

[ɪnˌvaɪərənˈmɛntəlɪst] nécologiste mf
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environmentalist

nUmweltschützer(in) m(f)
adjUmwelt-; environmentalist movement/issuesUmweltbewegung f/-themen pl
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environmentalist

[ɪnˌvaɪərnˈmɛntlɪst] nambientalista m/f
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environment

(inˈvaiərənmənt) noun
(a set of) surrounding conditions, especially those influencing development or growth. An unhappy home environment may drive a teenager to crime; We should protect the environment from destruction by modern chemicals etc.
enˌvironˈmental (-ˈmen-) adjective
environˈmentalist noun
a person who wants to stop the damage being done to the environment by humans.
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