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women's liberation

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 of women's liberation
First recorded in 1965-70
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women's liberationist, women's libber, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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British Dictionary definitions for women's liberation

Women's Liberation

a movement directed towards the removal of attitudes and practices that preserve inequalities based upon the assumption that men are superior to women Also called women's lib
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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