propugnar
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propugnar(
proh
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poog
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nahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to back)
a. to advocate
El intendente propugna el uso de fuentes de energía renovables.The mayor advocates the use of renewable energy.
b. to support
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)
a. to propose
Un concejal propugnó penalizar el maltrato de animales.One city councilor proposed criminalizing animal abuse.
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propugnar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to advocate, to support
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propugnar
transitive verb
(proponer) to advocate; propose; suggest; (apoyar) to defend; support;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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