Meaning of “environmentalism” in the English Dictionary

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"environmentalism" in British English

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environmentalismnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.təl.ɪ.zəm/ us /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.t̬əl.ɪ.zəm/

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  • Similarly, although focused on the mobilization of support for changes in social decision-making, movements like environmentalism and feminism induce a re-examination of people's sense of themselves and of their purpose in life. 

(Definition of “environmentalism” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"environmentalism" in Business English

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environmentalismnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪnˌvaɪərəˈmentəlɪzəm/ us /-ˌvaɪrəˈmenṱəl-/ ENVIRONMENT

the study of the environment and the belief that it must be protected from damage by human activities:

Iowa farm folks practised recycling before environmentalism was popular.

(Definition of “environmentalism” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)