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noun [U]  /ˈæk·təˌvɪz·əm/ us  
the use of direct and public methods to try to bring about esp. social and political changes that you and others want: political/social activism
noun [C]  /ˈæk·tə·vɪst/ us  
a civil-rights activist
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