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noun [countable]  /ˈhæktɪvɪst/
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pluralhacktivists

or hactivist hacktivist pronunciation in American English

  1. someone who changes information on websites or prevents people from using them for a period of time, in order to make a political protest
    The New York Stock Exchange’s website was briefly forced offline after an attack by a group of ’Hactivists’.
    a notorious hactivist group

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hacktivism

noun [uncountable]
Whether hacktivism is a crime may be debated.

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