Definition of feminist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfemənɪst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfemənɪst//
Social justice
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a person who supports the belief that women should have the same rights and opportunities as men Nineteenth-century feminists demanded equal education and employment opportunities for single women. See related entries: Social justice Word Originlate 19th cent.: from French féministe, from Latin femina ‘woman’.

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