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prəˈpoʊ nəntpro·po·nent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponentnoun

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea


  1. proponentnoun

    One who supports something; an advocate

    Etymology: * From proponens, present participle of prōpōnere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proponentadjective

    making proposals; proposing

    Etymology: [L. proponens, p. pr.]

  2. Proponentnoun

    one who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition

    Etymology: [L. proponens, p. pr.]

  3. Proponentnoun

    the propounder of a thing

    Etymology: [L. proponens, p. pr.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proponent

    prō-pō′nent, adj. proposing.—n. one who makes a proposal or proposition: (law) one who propounds a will for probate.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proponent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proponent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of proponent in a Sentence

  1. Pioneer Woman:

    So on Sunday and Monday, I’m already chopping onions and carrots and celery for Thanksgiving. Every day I’m kind of working my way there. it just makes the day so much more fun because no one wants to go to a holiday party where the host is stressed, or she’s not there because she’s in the kitchen. I’m a big proponent of prepping ahead and planning ahead and the day-of, making it as easy as pie.

  2. Phillip Horge:

    I'm a big open house proponent, i didn't know what to expect, but I had five parties come through one property and three at the other.

  3. Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman:

    I'm really not. I'm a strong proponent of do it once, do it right.

  4. Frank Luntz:

    I am a proponent of the pharmaceutical industry, i am a supporter of a very famous medication right now, OxyContin, because I think that this is a miracle drug which allows people to get through the day.

  5. Mateusz Morawiecki:

    I'm a very strong proponent of voluntary solution to the Swiss franc loans issue, we have bilateral agreements with other countries and if we have a mandatory solution, foreign investors will have the right to go to foreign tribunals to be heard. I don't want to have to face some litigation a few years down the line.

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