[ak-tuh-vist] /ˈæk tə vɪst/
an especially , vigorous advocate of a cause, especially a political cause.
of or relating to or activists:
an activist organization for environmental concern.
advocating or opposing a cause or issue vigorously, especially a political cause:
Activist opponents of the president picketed the White House.
“one who advocates a doctrine of direct action,” 1915; from active + -ist. Originally in reference to political forces in Sweden advocating abandonment of neutrality in World War I and active support for the Central Powers.
[ak-ter] /ˈæk tər/ noun 1. a person who in stage plays, motion pictures, television broadcasts, etc. 2. a person who does something; participant. /ˈæktə/ noun 1. a person who acts in a play, film, broadcast, etc 2. (informal) a person who puts on a false manner in order to deceive others (often in the phrase […]
[uh-dap-tuh-buh l] /əˈdæp tə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being . 2. able to adjust oneself readily to different conditions: an adaptable person. adj. 1800, from adapt + -able.
[ad-uh p-tey-shuh n] /ˌæd əpˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of adapting. 2. the state of being adapted; adjustment. 3. something produced by adapting: an adaptation of a play for television. 4. Biology. 5. Physiology. the decrease in response of sensory receptor organs, as those of vision, touch, temperature, olfaction, audition, and pain, to changed, […]
[uh-dap-tiv] /əˈdæp tɪv/ adjective 1. serving or able to ; showing or contributing to : the adaptive coloring of a chameleon.