women's-movement

women's liberation

noun
a movement to combat sexual discrimination and to gain full legal, economic, vocational, educational, and social rights and opportunities for women, equal to those of men.
Also called women's liberation movement, women's movement, women's lib.


Origin:
1965–70

women's liberationist, women's libber, noun
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Women's Liberation
 
n
Also called: women's lib a movement directed towards the removal of attitudes and practices that preserve inequalities based upon the assumption that men are superior to women

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