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.
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Origin of women's liberation
First recorded in 1965–70
Also called women's liberation movement, women's movement, women's lib.
Related formswomen's liberationist, women's libber, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for 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 womenAlso called: women's lib
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