Meaning of mass movement

mass' move'ment

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an organized effort by a large number of people, esp. those not forming part of the elite of a given society, to bring about pervasive changes in existing social, economic, or political institutions, frequently characterized by charismatic leadership.
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