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Noun: feminism  'fe-mu,ni-zum
  1. A doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
  2. The movement aimed at equal rights for women
    - feminist movement, women's liberation movement, women's lib [informal]

Derived forms: feminisms

Type of: campaign, cause, crusade, doctrine, drive, effort, ism, movement, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought

Encyclopedia: Feminism