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English noun: social movement

1. social movement (group) a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals


SamplesHe was a charter member of the movement.
Politicians have to respect a mass movement.
He led the national liberation front.


Synonymsfront, movement


Broader (hypernym)social group


Narrower (hyponym)art movement, artistic movement, Boy Scouts, Civil Rights movement, common front, cultural movement, ecumenism, falun gong, Fighting French, Free French, oecumenism, political movement, reform movement, religious movement, Zionism, Zionist movement









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