Is fight always of a negative connotation? Is there a better one that conveys the same points with a more positive meaning? As in “fighting for change”?

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No, the connotation isn't always negative.

Fight has a connotation of activity, but whether it suggests something positive or negative depends on several elements of context, including the text, the author, and the listener.

With reference to your example: "fighting for change" would likely sound negative to someone who doesn't want change, and positive to someone who does.

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