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"proponent" in British English

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proponentnoun [C]

uk   /prəˈpəʊ.nənt/  us   /-ˈpoʊ-/
a ​person who ​speakspublicly in ​support of a ​particularidea or ​plan of ​action: He is one of the ​leading proponents ofcapitalpunishment.
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(Definition of proponent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"proponent" in American English

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proponentnoun [C]

 us   /prəˈpoʊ·nənt/
a ​person who ​supports an ​idea, ​plan, or ​cause: Long a proponent of ​governmenthealthinsurance, he ​pointed out that millions of ​Americans have no ​healthinsurance at all.
(Definition of proponent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proponent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 提倡者,倡导者,辩护者…
in Turkish taraftar, destekleyici, savunucu…
in Russian сторонник, защитник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提倡者,宣導者,辯護者…
in Polish zwolenni-k/czka…
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