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espouse

verb [T] uk   us   /esˈpaʊz/ formal
to become involved with or support an activity or opinion: Vegetarianism is one cause she does not espouse.
espousal
noun [S or U] uk   us   /-ˈpaʊ.zəl/
Espousal of such liberal ideas won't make her very popular around here.
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