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verb [transitive] formal espouse pronunciation in British English /ɪˈspaʊz/
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present tense
present participleespousing
past tenseespoused
past participleespoused
  1. to give your support to an idea, principle, or belief

    the policies espoused by the government of Japan

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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