Definition of Proponent

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




Definition of Proponent

1. a. Making proposals; proposing.

2. n. One who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition.

Definition of Proponent

1. Noun. One who supports something; an advocate ¹

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Definition of Proponent

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proponent

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propodial
propodite
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propofol
propogate
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propolis
propolises
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proponed
proponency
proponent (current term)
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proport
proportion
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proportionably
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Literary usage of Proponent

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1. Commentaries on the Law of Wills: Embracing Execution, Interpretation and by John E. Alexander (1917)
"80 In such a case the burden of proof would be on the proponent to establish ... proponent Should Establish His Prima Facie Case by Proof of Testamentary ..."

2. Civil Procedure Reports: Containing Cases Under the Code of Civil Procedure by New York (State), Henry Huffman Browne, Courts, Rufus Leonard Scott, James Manford Kerr, Percival Soloman Menken (1903)
"Unauthorized, Irregular and Improper Provision* in a proponent— ... Where an error has been made in respect to the form of the proponent the error must be ..."

3. An Illustrated Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1905)
"Destruction of original by proponent.—The ad- missibility of secondary evidence of the contents of a document which has been destroyed by the proponent ..."

4. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"That in supply of proof of the premises mentioned in the next preceding article, the parly proponent doth exhibit and hereunto ..."

5. The Principles of Judicial Proof: As Given by Logic, Psychology, and General by John Henry Wigmore (1913)
"In the second, he is an opponent from the contradictory point of view, but this may require him to become a proponent of either a new circumstance or a new ..."

6. The Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts: With Forms and Tables of Costs by Henry Charles Coote (1847)
"... and the party proponent doth allege and propound as before. That all and singular the premises were and are true and so forth. Responsive Allegation. ..."

7. Law of Wills, Executors and Administrators by James Schouler (1915)
"proponent of a Will must prove its Execution. Upon the proponent of a will rests the duty of proving the instrument to have been duly executed,2 as well as ..."

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