Meaning of feminism

fem•i•nism

Pronunciation: (fem'u-niz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men.
  2. (sometimes cap.) an organized movement for the attainment of such rights for women.
  3. feminine character.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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