Definition of "proponent" [pro•po•nent]

  • (noun) One who argues in support of something; an advocate.

Use "proponent" in a sentence

  • "Even intelligent design's main proponent, Michael Behe, was forced to testify under oath at the 2005 Dover "intelligent design" trial that its scientific underpinnings were nonexistent."
  • "The measure's chief proponent is William Gates - not that Bill Gates, but the Microsoft founder's dad."
  • "State Sen. Eric Oemig (D-45), the main proponent for ending the exemption, was unavailable for a comment (he was at a mediation retreat according to his staff.) « Previous post"

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