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environmentalistnoun [C]

us   /ɪnˌvɑɪ·rənˈmen·təl·ɪst, -ˌvɑɪ·ərn-/
earth science a person who has a specially strong interest in or knowledge of the natural environment, and who wants to preserve it and prevent damage to it: Environmentalists are working to improve the quality of our lakes and rivers.
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environmentalistnoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˌvaɪərənˈmentəlɪst/ us   ENVIRONMENT
a person who studies the environment or believes that it must be protected from damage by human activities: Environmentalists would like to see even more ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. an environmentalist group/movement
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