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Video footage: 1960s: Ex president and old boy scout member Theodore Roosevelt was a great proponent of the success of the Boy Scouts at the turn of the century
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Definition of the noun proponent

What does proponent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: proponents

  1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

Alternative definition of the noun proponent


  1. One who supports something; an advocate


Proponent a.k.a. Activist is a profession.

  • also known as 運動家

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Google previewInformation Security and Cryptology -- ICISC 2012 (2013)

15th International Conference, Seoul, Korea, November 28-30, 2012, Revised Selected Papers by Taekyoung Kwon, Mun-Kyu Lee, Daesung Kwon

the proponent is the attacker and the opponent is the defender. Conversely, if the root of an ADTree is a defense node, the proponent is the defender and the opponent is the attacker. Furthermore ...

Google previewThe Northeastern Reporter (1920)

Edsall, Supra, the court Says: “The chief complaint and contention of the proponent is that the evidence presented and upon which the jury based its verdict sustaining the charge of undue influence was insufficient by reason of its lacking in.

Google previewReports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama (1907)

by Alabama. Supreme Court

In a contest before the probate court respecting the validity of a will, the proponent is the party plaintiff, and the contestants are the defendants; and the other heirs-at-law, or tlistributees, though notified of the proceeding, are not parties to it, ...

Google previewAR 115-13 03/13/2013 INSTALLATION GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION AND SERVICES , Survival Ebooks

by Us Department Of Defense,, Department of Defense, Delene Kvasnicka, United States Government US Army, United States Army, Department of the Army, U. S. Army, Army, DOD, The United States Army

A Data Layer Proponent is an HQDA office, agency, or command responsible for initiating, developing, coordinating, and approving geospatial data layer content. A Data Layer Proponent is responsible for issuing and maintaining policy and ...

Google previewHeadquarters Army Civilian Personnel System: HQ ACPERS Data Element Dictionary, December 2000

CAREER FIELD-PROPONENT (A,F,G,N,Q,T) Definition: An indicator of the Personnel proponent career field in which the civilian occupation is assigned. Use if Career Program is not available. Field Format: 2 Alphanumeric DE NAME: ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Descartes to gender and science (1998)

by Edward Craig

proponent and the opponent. At each stage of the game, the two players are considering a sentence and a possible world. The game starts from the world WQ in which a sentence S is to be evaluated. Such a game G(S;H'o) is defined by the ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (1998)

by Edward Craig

proponent and the opponent. At each stage of the game, the two players are considering a sentence and a possible world. The game starts from the world wo in which a sentence 5 is to be evaluated. Such a game G(S;wo) is defined by the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Emancipation and Abolition in the Transatlantic World (2015)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

Proponent. of. Emigration. In 1831, Delany began to explore ideas about black emigration to a new land beyond the boundaries of racist oppression, considering, in turn, the east coast of Africa, Texas (when it was still independent) , Canada, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ukraine (2016)

Volume I: A-F plus Map and Gazetteer by Volodymyr Kubijovyc

The strongest proponent of federalism among the brotherhood's members was M. Kostomarov. These ideas were not very popular in the 1840s, but eventually they inspired many important political thinkers and activists. Certain Russian liberal ...

Google previewEconomics: The Definitive Encyclopedia from Theory to Practice [4 volumes] (2017)

by David A. Dieterle Ph.D.

Ricardo was an early proponent of the idea that an economy's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1903)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

Proponent of the will, David Porter; contestants of the will, fulia Grady and Eliza f. Grady. It is hereby stipulated and agreed by and between the parties to above contest, as follows: First—That the Judge shall, by consent of the parties, charge ...

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Small photo of LITHUANIA - CIRCA 2003: Jonas Basanaviciuson (1851-1927) on 50 Litu 2003 Banknote from Lithuania. Activist and proponent of Lithuania's National Revival.Small photo of FRANCE - CIRCA 1988: a stamp printed in the France shows Jean Monnet, French Proponent of Unification of Europe, First Honorary Citizen of Europe, circa 1988Small photo of businessman sitting on table and eating money proponent pieSmall photo of GERMANY - CIRCA 1977: A postmark printed in Germany, shows Jean Monnet (1888-1979), French proponent of unification of Europe, became first Honorary Citizen of Europe in Apr. 1976, circa 1977Small photo of GERMANY - CIRCA 1978: A post stamp printed in Germany shows portrait of Dr. Janusz Korczak (1878-1942), physician, educator, proponent of childrens rights, circa 1978Small photo of GERMANY - CIRCA 1978: A stamp printed in Germany shows Janusz Korczak (1878-1942), physician, educator, proponent of children's rights, circa 1978Small photo of MONTREAL QUEBEC CANADA 06 12 17: Sir Wilfrid Laurier Memorial by Joseph-Emile Brunet on Dorchester Square. Wilfrid Laurier was a proponent of an early free-trade agreement with the United States More...

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The President has been a big proponent of the public option since the campaign. (Valerie Jarrett)
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Scrabble value of P3R1O1P3O1N1E1N1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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