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activistnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪst/  us   /ˈæk.tə.vɪst/
a person who believes strongly in political or social change and takes part in activities such as public protests to try to make this happen: He's been a trade union/party activist for many years. an animal rights activist

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