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so·cial move·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. movement, social movement, frontnoun

    a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals

    "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"

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    front man, straw man, apparent motion, bm, bowel movement, battlefront, crusade, drive, effort, front, move, movement, campaign, presence, drift, front line, apparent movement, figurehead, trend, nominal head, motion, cause, front end, strawman, motility, forepart

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How to use social movement in a sentence?

  1. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber:

    In the end I think it's a moral decision whether we want to get this transformation going over the next decades or not. This is about a global social movement.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    Every major social movement, every bit of progress in this country, whether it's been the workers' rights movement or the civil rights movement or the women's rights movement, every single bit of that progress had required us to fight and to push and you make progress, you don't get everything right away, and then you push some more.

  3. Julian Zelizer:

    A good economy can create expectations for social movement politics, in the 1960s, the strong economy gave support to civil rights movement, with demands that African Americans be included in the growing middle class ; it produced more educated young people who were the heart of movement politics with the war ; and it gave support to ideas like fighting poverty, since the country could afford to do so.

  4. Joshua Wong:

    Being involved in the action to take back Civic Square on Sept. 26 was the best decision I have made in the four years I have been involved in the social movement and student movement, i do not regret it ... even if I need to pay the price, go to court and even to jail.

  5. Karla Rubilar:

    The violence is over-taking the legitimate demands of the social movement.


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  • ขบวนการทางสังคมThai
  • 社會運動Chinese

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