Definition of 'exponent'
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Only works by a core group of its leading exponents will go on show. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are good modern exponents of complete victory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was an early exponent of investment practices that were environmentally friendly and often spoke of the energy potential in harnessing tidal movements. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And there is no finer exponent of acute angles than the man who has won a record 60 consecutive matches on clay. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was an early exponent of the notion of relative poverty - defining poverty in terms of the society in which an individual lives. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Wasps open-side is one of the great exponents of the position. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That genre's last great exponent (and who remembers him? Times, Sunday Times (2016)So defending isn't dying, but the great individual exponents of it are becoming much rarer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There were no finer exponents than Wasps and no individual was more adept than Dallaglio. Times, Sunday Times (2008)See how you square up to its finest exponents in a punishing half-marathon in Sardinia. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In so striving, he became one of the leading American exponents of the instrument. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These players are two of the finest exponents of the return we've seen in the past 25 years. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The 2009 Lions were fine exponents. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His Fulham Road flagship store hosted exhibitions by designers of artefacts of baroque complexity as often as it did the great exponents of minimalism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'exponent'
British English: exponent NOUN
An exponent of an idea, theory, or plan is a person who supports and explains it, and who tries to persuade other people that it is a good idea.
...the world's foremost exponent of two-wheeled deiving in cars.
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