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proponent

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noun pro·po·nent \prə-ˈpō-nənt, ˈprō-ˌ\

Simple Definition of proponent

  • : a person who argues for or supports something

Full Definition of proponent

  1. :  one who argues in favor of something :  advocate

Examples of proponent

  1. <a vocal proponent of the use of electric-powered cars>



Origin of proponent

Latin proponent-, proponens, present participle of proponere


First Known Use: 1588

Rhymes with proponent



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