(1884-1962) a US writer and politician who was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She actively supported improvements in the social and economic conditions of ordinary people, and many people think that she influenced the "New Deal" policy of her husband's government. She was also interested in human rights, and was part of the group that produced the UN (United Nations) Declaration of Human Rights in 1945.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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