Definitions for Activist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•tiv•ismˈæk təˌvɪz əm(n.)

  1. the practice of vigorous action or involvement as a means of achieving political or other goals, as by demonstrations, protests, etc.

    Category: Government

Origin of activism:

1905–10; < G

ac′tiv•ist(n.; adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. militant, activist(adj)

    a militant reformer

  2. activist, activistic(adj)

    advocating or engaged in activism

Wiktionary

  1. activist(Noun)

    one who is politically active in the role of a citizen; especially, one who campaigns for change

  2. activist(Noun)

    one who is conspicuously active in carrying out any occupational or professional functions.

  3. activist(Adjective)

    Behaving as an activist.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Activist' in Nouns Frequency: #2551

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