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protagonist

noun

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a person who actively supports or favors a cause
  • Milton Friedman is usually cited as the leading American protagonist of monetarism

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The first known use of protagonist was in 1671

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“Protagonist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/protagonist. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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