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proponent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishproponentpro‧po‧nent /prəˈpəʊnənt $ -ˈpoʊ-/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SUPPORT A PERSON, GROUP, OR PLANsomeone who supports something or persuades people to do something syn advocate, → opponentproponent of 🔊 Steinem has always been a strong proponent of women’s rights.leading/main/major proponent 🔊 Dr George is one of the leading proponents of this view.
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proponentWhile all proponents of a flat tax tout its simplicity, many elements are being debated.The protocol was accepted by proponents of provocation testing, and clinicians who used this method participated in the study.But even proponents of the lone gunman theory acknowledge the wealth of interests served by Kabila's removal.It will not surprise you to learn that Eugene Wigner has been a leading proponent of this view.Faircloth was the leading proponent of transferring authority away from Barry and to the control board.For many proponents of a flat tax, this is mere dithering.Moreover, these capital transactions have not always been stabilizing in the manner assumed by some proponents of floating exchange rates.The initiative needed 433,269 signatures of registered voters; proponents gathered 800,000.leading/main/major proponentIt will not surprise you to learn that Eugene Wigner has been a leading proponent of this view.Edward J.. Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat and leading proponent of the bill.The success of a system is often bound up with the success of the state that is its main proponent.Its main proponent has been Martin Kane and I give some attention to his work in chapter three.Now you know why our big financial institutions are the major proponents of this.In fact, he had all the mannerisms of the major proponents of the sport but few of their skills.Faircloth was the leading proponent of transferring authority away from Barry and to the control board.
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