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proponent

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a person who actively supports or favors a cause
  • a vocal proponent of the use of electric-powered cars

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The first known use of proponent was in 1588

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“Proponent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proponent. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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