Video: pronunciation of 'espouse'
At least the causes espoused by the coalition in its early years involved opposition to military action. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He used his books to lend weight to the causes he espoused. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It would espouse a cause dear to his heart - the need to get more nations up to speed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As we all know, there is often a major gap between the religious beliefs we espouse and our actions. Sociology (1995)During his short life he espoused the cause of the Great Awakening. Christianity Today (2000)Second, it espoused no particular political philosophy or set of broad social goals, for its objectives were more pragmatic. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsIf your country is dear to you, and if you have the interests of humanity at heart, have the courage to espouse the cause of liberty! Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， espouse 是3万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: espouse VERB
If you espouse a particular policy, cause, or belief, you become very interested in it and give your support to it.
She espoused the revolutionary cause.
espouse 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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