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noun as in person who advocates, supports cause

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From then until his death in 2017, he was a vocal proponent of using computers to check proofs.

Another notable exception is exemplified by the proponents of modifications of the theory that would unify the U and R processes into a single law, removing the need to introduce the notion of “measurement” at the fundamental level.

Mostly, zoning’s vocal proponents focused on the necessity of creating districts of nothing but single-family homes, separate from businesses and industry, but also lower-income flats, apartments and bungalow courts.

Mina has been one of the major proponents of frequent, rapid at-home testing, co-authoring scientific papers and op-ed pieces on the subject.

Now, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and District Attorney Summer Stephan have each embraced the reform, and proponents say they have no complaints with the measure after it was subject to negotiations with the city’s police union.

Entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa is a vocal proponent of gender diversity.

The renowned theoretical physicist has for years been a proponent of real-life, NASA-led interstellar travel.

As a big proponent of both comprehensive vaccination for children and water fluoridation, that implicates me in two of them.

The government of Borno State has been a proponent of the Civilian JTF.

Yes, I was a proponent of the Vietnam War for many years, as was almost the entire national security community.

Vincent St. John was also interested as a proponent of this plan.

In all debates the proponent has the right of opening and closing.

If this bald statement required elucidation or expansion, its proponent didn't seem to realize the fact.

He also is a proponent of the idea that hypnosis is an abnormal manifestation of a normal process, an opinion he shares with many.

That is when he wrote it, and he let the proponent in this case have it.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proponent, such as: advocate, backer, defender, enthusiast, exponent, and partisan.

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