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English definition of “environmentalism”

environmentalism

noun [U]     /ɪnˌvaɪ.rənˈmen.təl.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˌvaɪr.ənˈmen.t̬əl-/
an interest in or the study of the environment , in order to protect it from damage by human activities Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectors
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