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pro-feminist

Definition of Pro-feminism

(noun) A man who actively supports and identifies with feminism by promoting sex and gender equity and equality.

Example of Pro-feminism

  • Advocating to prevent men’s violence against women.

Pro-feminist Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: pro·fem·i·nist

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /prOH-fEm-uh-nist/
  • British English – /proh-fE-mi-nist/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /proʊ-ˈfɛmənɪst/
  • British English – /prəʊ-ˈfɛmɪnɪst/

Usage Notes

  • Plural: pro-feminists
  • Variant spelling: profeminist

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Cite the Definition of Pro-feminist

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “pro-feminist.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 26, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/pro-feminist/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

pro-feminist. (2017). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/pro-feminist/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2017. “pro-feminist.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 26, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/pro-feminist/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“pro-feminist.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2017. Web. 26 Oct. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/pro-feminist/>.