Examples of proponent in a Sentence
a vocal proponent of the use of electric-powered cars
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Greenway proponents also plan to meet in Ramona Library two weeks after the Feb. 7 meeting.
And if the documents were not in fact outdated as Recode reports, the reaction to their release would likely give any enthusiastic proponents pause.
Though not a proponent of Scandi minimalism, the designer’s heritage is an influence on his work.
With ingredients known for their health-boosting properties -- apple cider vinegar, honey, cinnamon, cayenne -- Maty's Organic Cough Syrup is as natural as a homemade concoction, proponents say.
Westville senior Cade Albers is a huge proponent of a freewheeling offense.
Result of Fort Lauderdale mayoral primary is repudiation of status quo and warning to proponents of development.
Their proponents argue that the rigorous logic of an algorithm, trained with a vast amount of data, can make judgments about whether a convict will reoffend that are unclouded by human bias.
Ashley Graham is known for making waves in the fashion industry as a proponent of body diversity and size inclusivity.
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Proponent comes from the same Latin word as propose, so a proponent is someone who proposes something, or at least supports it by speaking and writing in favor of it. Thus, for example, proponents of casinos argue that they create jobs, whereas proponents of a casino ban—that is, casino opponents—argue that they're corrupting and they take money away from people who can't afford it. As a rule, just about anything important that gets proposed also gets opposed.
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