propugnar

propugnar
transitive verb
1. (to back) 
El intendente propugna el uso de fuentes de energía renovables.The mayor advocates the use of renewable energy.
Los que propugnaban la república en lugar de la democracia eran mayoría.Those supporting a republic rather than a democracy were in the majority.
c. to defend 
Hay muchas personas que propugnan las carreras de galgos.There are many people who defend greyhound racing.
2. (to suggest) 
Un concejal propugnó penalizar el maltrato de animales.One city councilor proposed criminalizing animal abuse.
propugnar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to advocate, to support 
propugnar
transitive verb
(proponer) to advocate; propose; suggest; (apoyar) to defend; support;
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