English to Afrikaans Meaning :: espouse

Espouse :
voorstaan
- voorstaanverloofvoorstaanverkry tot
 

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Verb(1) choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans(2) take in marriage(3) take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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(1) Many of the island's inhabitants, who share only a handful of surnames, espouse stern Baptist beliefs, one of which is that dancing is the devil's work.(2) Gore has said that his new network will not espouse any particular political beliefs.(3) Some of the groups, the government fears, espouse beliefs that pose a direct challenge to its authority.(4) That policy is to stop attacking countries that don't espouse Western values, and leave them to evolve in their own way at their own rate.(5) Boyd espouses the belief that the faculty is there for the purpose of instructing students: politics should not impact the most fundamental and important feature of society.(6) I'm wary of applying amateur psychology to politics but it is surely the case that the espousers of far-fetched conspiracies, convinced that they need to ÔÇÿopen our eyesÔÇÖ, succeed only in giving us a window on their own insecurities.(7) The constructivist approach to education espouses the belief that children are capable learners with many questions, ideas, feelings, and theories about their world.(8) At the outset, I must state that I am a Christian who firmly espouses the tenets of creation science.(9) The conservatives staunchly supported it and espoused centralism versus federalism.(10) Thirty years on, they are two of the most well-known espousers of a Western-style Buddhism.(11) I write as a white, Anglo-Saxon male, brought up in the Christian tradition, but currently espousing no religious belief.(12) I am not espousing a political philosophy; I am espousing a decision-making methodology.(13) David espoused the belief that change and progress in medical practice could only be achieved from the inside and that to make it happen was always better than waiting for it to happen.(14) Though the novels being analyzed are very different, each espouses a belief in the need for artistic expression.(15) Across the boundaries of national origin and cultural differences, integration into the American system was most often achieved by espousing the widely-shared values of consumption.(16) Psychologists espousing postmodernist views have adopted a similar position concerning scientific objectivity, recognizing the socially constructed nature of psychological knowledge.
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(1) espouse ::
voorstaan
Synonyms
Verb
1. adopt ::
neem
2. wed ::
trou
Antonyms
1. divorce ::
egskeiding
Different Forms
espouse, espoused, espouses, espousing
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