Noun(1) archaic terms for a wedding or wedding feast(2) the act of becoming betrothed or engaged(3) the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception
(1) Would a radical espousal of western values and lifestyle help?(2) Furthermore, Dettori's espousal of the celebrity lifestyle is at odds with one of the most demanding and time-consuming of sporting professions.(3) Her espousal of a brand of Catholic fundamentalism, that for too long had a deleterious effect on Irish society, is enough to put me off for life.(4) Indeed, in their passionate espousal of British values, they were in some ways more British than the British.(5) After the espousal the maiden returned once more to her parents' home whilst her husband, though he had houses elsewhere, built her a new and larger dwelling-place near his father-in-law.(6) In Jewish custom, this couple was called husband and wife before the actual marriage took place, and the espousal could be broken if either one was found to be unfaithful during that period.(7) Whatever you think of his free-wheeling espousal of free-market economics, many of us have found his air service is invaluable for getting around Europe at a decent price.(8) his espousal of Western ideas(9) The rapid expansion of the lighting and metalwork side of Benson's business was much aided by his enthusiastic espousal of new technology.(10) And although his commitment to fox-hunting seems repellent from this vantage point, his espousal of organic farming is a much more meaningful commitment to animal welfare than any hunt saboteur ever made.(11) If ever a group of people damaged a cause by their espousal of it, these were the guys.(12) It was not only single-minded attachment to their craft that defined these early hackers but their espousal of an ideology informally called the ├ö├ç├┐hacker ethic├ö├ç├û.(13) his espousal of the leftist cause(14) The continued espousal of nebulous notions, such as the efficient use of savings and the major role played by the U.S. banking system in improved productivity, is most unfortunate.(15) The espousal of such a view by a leading English-as-a-second-language practitioner shows that the national English language policy has failed.(16) In fact, these laws were constructed primarily to prevent the espousal of anti-Jewish sentiments.
1. adoption ::
2. bridal ::
3. betrothal ::
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