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feminism

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈfem.ɪ.nɪ.zəm/
the belief that women should be allowed the same rights, power, and opportunities as men and be treated in the same way, or the set of activities intended to achieve this state: She had a lifelong commitment to feminism.
Translations of “feminism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女權主義, 女權運動…
in Russian феминизм…
in Turkish kadın haklarını savunma inancı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女权主义, 女权运动…
in Polish feminizm…
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