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Meaning of "espouser" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ESPOUSER

espouser  [ɪˈspaʊzə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ESPOUSER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Espouser is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ESPOUSER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

espouser

Engagement

An engagement or betrothal is a promise to wed, and also the period of time between a marriage proposal and a marriage—which may be lengthy or trivial. During this period, a couple is said to be betrothed, affianced, engaged to be married, or simply engaged. Future brides and grooms may be called the betrothed, a wife-to-be or husband-to-be, fiancée or fiancé, respectively. The duration of the courtship varies vastly. Long engagements were once common in formal arranged marriages, and it was not uncommon for parents betrothing children to arrange marriages many years before the engaged couple were old enough.

Definition of espouser in the English dictionary

The definition of espouser in the dictionary is a person who espouses a cause, ideal, etc. Other definition of espouser is a person who marries someone, esp a woman.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ESPOUSER


arouser
əˈraʊzə
bowser
ˈbaʊzə
browser
ˈbraʊzə
carouser
kəˈraʊzə
causa
ˈkaʊzə
dowser
ˈdaʊzə
houser
ˈhaʊzə
Mauser
ˈmaʊzə
mouser
ˈmaʊzə
rouser
ˈraʊzə
smouser
ˈsmaʊzə
towser
ˈtaʊzə
trouser
ˈtraʊzə
wowser
ˈwaʊzə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ESPOUSER

espial
espied
espiegle
espieglerie
espier
espies
espionage
esplanade
Espoo
espousal
espouse
espressivo
espresso
espresso bar
esprit
esprit de corps
espumoso
espy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ESPOUSER

abuser
accuser
amuser
causer
chouser
delouser
diffuser
douser
end user
excuser
grouser
louser
multi-user
rabble-rouser
refuser
road user
scouser
touser
user
warehouser

Synonyms and antonyms of espouser in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «espouser» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ESPOUSER

Find out the translation of espouser to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of espouser from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «espouser» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

espouser
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

espouser
570 millions of speakers

English

espouser
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

espouser
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

espouser
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

espouser
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espouser
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

espouser
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

espouser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Espouser
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

espouser
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

espouser
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

espouser
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Espouser
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

espouser
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

espouser
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एस्पॉसर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

espouser
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

espouser
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

espouser
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

espouser
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

espouser
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παγανίστρια, που ασπάστηκε
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

espouser
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

espouser
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

espouser
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of espouser

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ESPOUSER»

The term «espouser» is used very little and occupies the 182.268 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ESPOUSER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about espouser

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESPOUSER»

Discover the use of espouser in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to espouser and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Histoire de Saint Louis
La journée fil prise que li cuens de Champaingne dut la damoiselle espouser, et li dut—on amener, pour espouser, à une abbaie de Premoustrei ', qui est delez Chastel—Thierri, que on appelle Val—Secré, si comme j'entent. Li baron de ...
Jean Joinville (sire de), Natalis de Wailly, 1868
2
Mémoires de Messire Michel de Castelnau: Seigneur de ...
Toutefois elle ne courut autre chose de ce danger que la peur; car Philippe, roy d' Espagne, qui avoit espousé ladite reyne Marie, moyenna sa liberté, et la fit sortir de prison , esperant de l'espouser au cas que Marie mou- rust sans enfans ...
Michel de Castelnau (sieur de la Mauvissière), 1823
3
Omniscience and the Rhetoric of Reason: Santaraksita and ...
type of person known as an “espouser of reasoning , or nyayavadin. It is tempting to think of such a person as a “rationalist,” but if we do, we must bear in mind that the term nyayavadin here indicates not only a devotion to reason (for this is ...
Sara McClintock, 2010
4
A French and English dictionary
Espousee: f. A Spouse, an Espoused. Espouser. To espouse, wed, marry ; also, to 'defend, imbroce, undertakj,tnttrtain as bis own, take wholly upon him ; whence ; Espouser la querelle d'aucun. Espouser la grue. See Grue. Espouser une roue  ...
Randle Cotgrave, 1673
5
v. 1-2 Correspondances françaises 1515-1603
Arthus, du vivant de son père, espousa Catherine de Hespaigne, Estant mort jeune, dans peu de moys après son mariage, le père la fist espouser à Henry l' aultre frère, avec dispense du Pape; dont sont venuz de grandz maulx, car Henry dict ...
Jean Baptiste Alexandre Théodore Teulet, 1862
6
Memoirs of Anne: Duchess of Brittany, Twice Queen of France
D'Argentre. t Par la se void la grande devotion du Boy d'espouser ceste Dame et ce Duche tout ensemble, laquel a tres grand regret, s'en alloit hors de leur mains (des Francois) et se peut conn6itre la hauteuv de coeur de ceste Dame qui se ...
Louisa Stuart Costello, 1855
7
Connecting Grammaticalisation
Moreover, the ellipsis has no aspectual consequence, thus, in (28d) ... à dessein d'espouser [Ø] is telic, just as à dessein d'espouser X. Consequently, for this subset of verbs, we find a paradigmatically organised construction, 162. The subject ...
Jens Nørgård-Sørensen, Lars Heltoft, Lene Schøsler, 2011
8
Les enfances Godefroi: and, Le retour de Cornumarant
126. q. doi f. espouser BAE GS; f. espouser CI; ... al conte . . . doi espouser F. 127 . Si m'amaine s. B; Chi m. v. GI. 128. C. manc jou p. n. q. me doi marier B G; C. mande p. n. que je v. marier C; C. mange p. n. que me doi marier AE; C. diras ...
Emanuel J. Mickel, 1999
9
Of Gods and Negroes
Chapter. 16. Dimple-Ass. The. Espouser. While I waited for the hangman, I read a book titled The Race of All Endings by Dimple-Ass Spinoza. This book got me going. After I turned the last page, I shook with rage and hatred. I could have killed ...
Don Kenobi, 2008
10
Recueil Des Chroniques Et Anchiennes Istories de la Grant ...
A. entre autre choses traicterent le mariage dudit comte de Clermont et Agnes seur au duc de Btmrguoigne, et le pleut' ledit comte en parolIe de prince sur la main dudit arcbevesque dycelle espouser cndedens certain terme entre les A.D.  ...
Jean de Wavrin, William Hardy, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESPOUSER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term espouser is used in the context of the following news items.
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4 on the Floor for the Fourth
In this remarkably bunched-together field of Republicans, which candidate(s) comes closest to “Silent Cal” as an espouser of tax cuts, ... «Ricochet.com, Jul 15»
2
Theater Review: "The Book of Liz" at the Vanguard
... Plymouth Crock, an effeminate Alcoholics Anonymous espouser who fills out the restaurant's reservation book with a peacock-feathered pen. «Boca Raton, Jun 15»
3
'Romantic Outlaws,' About the Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary …
Percy, the espouser of free love, accused his abandoned wife of immorality after her suicide, arguing that he, not her parents, should claim the ... «New York Times, May 15»
4
LETTERS Big Brother, water, almonds, vaccinations, a success story
As a highly educated “science espouser” I am neither against vaccinations in general nor for maintaining the status quo of blanket personal ... «Sacramento Bee, Apr 15»
5
VCs riding that grand old gravy train
The funny thing is that the espouser of such wisdom is Jon Baldwin, formerly of Murdoch University, currently of the private Tribal Group. «The Australian, Apr 15»
6
The world according to... Karl Deeter
although a self described espouser of old style liberal economic laissez faire, Karl Deeter does not hesitate to recommend State intervention ... «Irish Independent, Apr 15»
7
Exclusive: Jawaharlal Nehru's govt snooped on Subhas Chandra …
What terrible state secrets sit in those files locked in the PMO? Secrets, which in the words of Roy, made Rajnath Singh go from an espouser of ... «India Today, Apr 15»
8
12th Vodafone Sirmur Cup
... to the memory of His Royal Highness the late Maharaja Rajendra Singh, Ruler of Sirmur Estate, who was a passionate espouser of the sport. «POLO+10 The Polo Magazine, Jan 15»
9
Year in Review: Top 10 TV shows of 2014
... Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman), insurance salesman turned murderer with assistance of espouser of stern philosophy Billy Bob Thornton. «The Typewriter, Dec 14»
10
Here's a Supercut of the 20 Interceptions Jay Cutler Has Thrown …
So if you're a Packers fan or an espouser of Cutler's non-eliteness, this is your Swiss army knife. You can flip this out and disembowel Cutler ... «Bleacher Report, Nov 14»

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