activist

Definitions

General English

Military

  • noun a person, normally holding extreme views, who believes in the use of action rather than debate in order to achieve their political aims

Politics

  • noun a person who is very active in pursuing social or political change, sometimes by extreme means
  • noun a person who works regularly for a political party, sometimes a person who is in disagreement with the main policies of their party or whose views are more extreme than those held by the majority of their party
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