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feminist

noun [C] uk   /ˈfem.ɪ.nɪst/ us  
a person who believes in feminism, and tries to achieve change that helps women to get equal opportunities and treatment: All her life she was an ardent feminist. a radical feminist

feminist

adjective uk   /ˈfem.ɪ.nɪst/ us  
relating to feminism: the feminist movement feminist issues/literature
Translations of “feminist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女權主義者, 女權運動者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女性主义者, 女权运动者…
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