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feminism

noun [U]  /ˈfem·əˌnɪz·əm/ us  
world history an organized effort to give women the same economic, social, and political rights as men
feminist
noun [C]  /ˈfem·ə·nɪst/ us  
In the 19th century, feminists argued that women should be allowed to vote.
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