- consciousness raising
- N-UNCOUNT: oft N nConsciousness raising is the process of developing awareness of an unfair situation, with the aim of making people want to help in changing it.
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consciousness-raising — noun Date: 1968 an increasing of concerned awareness especially of some social or political issue … New Collegiate Dictionary
consciousness-raising — con|scious|ness rais|ing [ kanʃəsnəs ,reızıŋ ] noun singular or uncount the process of gaining more knowledge and understanding of moral, political, or social issues … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
consciousness raising — noun (U) the process of making people understand and care more about a moral, social, or political problem … Longman dictionary of contemporary English