Meaning of “women's movement” in the English Dictionary

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"women's movement" in British English

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women's movementnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈwɪm.ɪnz ˌmuːv.mənt/ us /ˈwɪm.ɪnz ˌmuːv.mənt/

those people whose social and political aims are to change women's position in society and increase knowledge about women's condition in society:

The early 20th-century women's movement fought for the political emancipation of women.

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

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