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French translation of 'proponent'

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[prəˈpəʊnənt ]
(advocate) [of idea, course of action] défenseur m
a leading proponent of this method of controlling inflation l’un des plus fervents défenseurs de cette méthode de contrôle de l’inflation

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Example Sentences Including 'proponent'

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This made them strong proponents of individual liberty and strong opponents of government intervention in society, other than to protect the individual and his property rights.
Pass, Christopher, Lowes, Bryan Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)
He was a leading proponent of a rational, sensible approach.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He was an early proponent of taking officers out of patrol cars and back on the beat.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
She is the most high-profile proponent of a theory that video games have the power to heal.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And the benefits, say the proponents of surgical trials, are not negligible.
Dylan Evans PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)
Not at all, say its proponents.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
There, he was an early proponent of the armed attack helicopter.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Is this what the early proponents of liberation for women were seeking?
Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Trends of 'proponent'

Used Occasionally. proponent is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'proponent' in Other Languages

British English: proponent NOUN
If you are a proponent of a particular idea or course of action, you actively support it.
He was a leading proponent of the values of progressive education.
  • American English: proponent
  • Brazilian Portuguese: proponente
  • Chinese: > 支持者某观念或行为的
  • European Spanish: defensor
  • French: partisan
  • German: Befürworter
  • Italian: sostenitore
  • Japanese: 支持者
  • Korean: 옹호자
  • European Portuguese: proponente
  • Latin American Spanish: defensor


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