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women's movementnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈwɪm.ɪnzˌmuːv.mənt/
those ​people whose ​social and ​politicalaims are to ​change women's ​position in ​society and ​increaseknowledge about women's ​condition in ​society: The early 20th-century women's ​movementfought for the ​politicalemancipation of women.
(Definition of women's movement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “women's movement”
in Chinese (Simplified) 妇女解放运动…
in Chinese (Traditional) 婦女解放運動…
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