the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men.
(sometimes initial capital letter) an organized movement for the attainment of such rights for women.
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a doctrine or movement that advocates equal rights for women
1851, “state of being feminine;” sense of “advocacy of women’s rights” is 1895, from French féminisme (1837); see feminine + -ism.
The doctrine — and the political movement based on it — that women should have the same economic, social, and political rights as men. (See under “Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology.”)
A movement for granting women political, social, and economic equality with men. (See women’s movement.)
advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. an advocate of such rights. noun a person who advocates equal rights for women adjective of, relating to, or advocating feminism n. 1893, from French féministe (1872); cf. feminism. As an adjective by 1897. Womanist sometimes was tried as a native […]
antifibrinolysin antifibrinolysin an·ti·fi·bri·nol·y·sin (ān’tē-fī’brə-nŏl’ĭ-sĭn, ān’tī-) n. See antiplasmin.
antifibrinolytic antifibrinolytic an·ti·fi·bri·no·lyt·ic (ān’tē-fī’brə-nə-lĭt’ĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Of or relating to a substance, such as aminocaproic acid, that decreases the breakdown of fibrin.
a chemical that prevents or minimizes fogging.