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Definition of Mary Wollstonecraft from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Mary Wollstonecraft

 
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(1759-97) an English writer and feminist (= person who believes strongly that women should have the same rights and opportunities as men). She led a campaign for equal opportunities in education for women, and wrote books on the subject, including A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792). Her daughter was Mary Shelley