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proponent

pro·po·nent

proponent

 
 
pronunciation:
pr po nnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who proposes or favors an idea, doctrine, course of action, or the like.
He was an early proponent of giving women the vote.Proponents of the proposed law believe it will reduce crime.She took part in the demonstration along with other proponents of equal rights.
antonyms:
opponent
definition 2: in law, one who puts forward an instrument such as a will for acceptance or probate.
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