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active +‎ -ism

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪz.m̩/, /ˈæk.tɪ.vɪ.zəm̩/

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activism (countable and uncountable, plural activisms)

  1. The practice of using action to achieve a result, such as political demonstration or a strike in support of or in opposition to an issue.
    • 2013 August 10, “Can China clean up fast enough?”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8848:
      That worries the government, which fears that environmental activism could become the foundation for more general political opposition.

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