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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The doctrine or practice of vigorous involvement as a means of achieving political or other goals, sometimes by demonstrations, protests, etc.

Usage examples (35)
  • The term activism by Mark Sashine on Monday, Aug 31, 2009 at 9: 14: 05 AM
  • And, unfortunately, that's what you call activism, judicial activism.
  • Their 'activism' is far more detrimental to America than Acorn ever was. russell
  • It's not activism is they agree with their ruling. floridian for more
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