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Is this what the early proponents of liberation for women were seeking? Times, Sunday Times (2012)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)Not at all, say its proponents. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was a leading proponent of a rational, sensible approach. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There, he was an early proponent of the armed attack helicopter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the benefits, say the proponents of surgical trials, are not negligible. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)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. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)
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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.
Definition of proponent from the Collins English Dictionary
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