activist

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæktɪvɪst/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(aktə vist)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ac•tiv•ist  (aktə vist),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Governmentan especially active, vigorous advocate of a cause, esp. a political cause.

adj. 
  1. Governmentof or pertaining to activism or activists:an activist organization for environmental concern.
  2. Governmentadvocating or opposing a cause or issue vigorously, esp. a political cause:Activist opponents of the President picketed the White House.
  • active + -ist 1905–10

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