Definitions for "Social Movement"
A large number of people who challenge established social norms and express themselves through a variety of forms of mass social and/or political action.
a collectivity acting with some continuity to promote or resist a change in the society or organization of which it is a part
a collectivity or a collective enterprise
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"
a mixed bag containing all sorts of people who are willing to take a range of risks and actions
an alliance of people and organizations that share a dissatisfaction with the present state of affairs and have a vision of a better human order