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EtymologyEdit

From Latin prōpōnēns, present participle of prōpōnō (to put forward; propose)

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proponent (plural proponents)

  1. One who supports something; an advocate
    • 2012 November 2, Ken Belson, "[1]," New York Times (retrieved 2 November 2012):
      Proponents of the race — notably Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mary Wittenberg, director of the marathon — said the event would provide a needed morale boost, as well as an economic one.
  2. One who makes a proposal or proposition.
  3. (law) One who propounds a will for probate.

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proponent (not comparable)

  1. Making proposals; proposing.

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