feminism Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “feminism” - Learner’s Dictionary

feminism

noun [U]     /ˈfemɪnɪzəm/
the belief that women should have the same economic, social, and political rights as menHuman rights
feminist noun [C]
someone who supports feminism: a radical feministHuman rights
feminist adjective
feminist literature a feminist writer
Translations of “feminism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 女權主義, 女權運動…
in Russian феминизм…
in Turkish kadın haklarını savunma inancı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女权主义, 女权运动…
in Polish feminizm…
(Definition of feminism from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

be as thick as thieves

to be very close friends and share secrets, etc.

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More