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post•fem•i•nist



Pronunciation: (pōst-fem'u-nist), [key]
adj.
1. pertaining to or occurring in the period after the feminist movement of the 1970s.
2. resulting from or incorporating the ideology of this movement: a postfeminist household in which both partners share all tasks equally.
3. differing from or reflecting moderation of this ideology: postfeminist thinking about motherhood and careers.

n.
a person who believes in, promotes, or embodies any of various ideologies springing from the feminism of the 1970s.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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