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fem·i·nist

 (fĕm′ə-nĭst)
n.
A person whose beliefs and behavior are based on feminism.
adj.
Relating to feminism.

fem′i·nis′tic adj.
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feminist

(ˈfɛmɪnɪst)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who advocates equal rights for women
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, relating to, or advocating feminism
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feminist

A person who believes that women should have the same rights as men.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.feminist - a supporter of feminismfeminist - a supporter of feminism    
feminist movement, women's lib, women's liberation movement, feminism - the movement aimed at equal rights for women
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
suffragette - a woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
Adj.1.feminist - of or relating to or advocating equal rights for women; "feminist critique"
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feminist

noun
Quotations
"People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute" [Rebecca West]
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Translations
نَصير المُساواه بين الجِنْسَيْن
feministafeministka-ka
feminist
feministi
feministfeministicafeminističkifeministkinja
feminista
femínisti
フェミニスト
페미니스트
feminista
feminist
ผู้สนับสนุนสิทธิสตรี
feministkadın hakları savunucusu
người bênh vực phụ nữ

feminist

[ˈfemɪnɪst]
A. ADJfeminista
B. Nfeminista mf
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feminist

[ˈfɛmɪnɪst]
nféministe mf
adj [movement, perspective] → féministefemme fatale [ˌfæmfəˈtɑːl] nfemme f fatale
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feminist

nFeminist(in) m(f)
adjfeministisch; I’ve always been fairly feministich war schon immer ziemlich feministisch eingestellt; the feminist movementdie Frauenbewegung
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feminist

[ˈfɛmɪnɪst] adj & nfemminista (m/f)
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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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feminist

مُوَالٍ لـِمُسَاوَاةِ الـمَرْأَةِ بِالرَّجْل feministka feminist Feminist φεμινιστής feminista feministi féministe feministica femminista フェミニスト 페미니스트 feminist feminist feminista feminista феминистка feminist ผู้สนับสนุนสิทธิสตรี feminist người bênh vực phụ nữ 女权主义者
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fem·i·nist

a. feminista.
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