(n.) The act of espousing or betrothing; especially, in the plural, betrothal; plighting of the troths; a contract of marriage; sometimes, the marriage ceremony.
(n.) The uniting or allying one's self with anything; maintenance; adoption; as, the espousal of a quarrel.
(1) A key part of the legacy vision espoused by Lord Coe that helped to win the Games was the promise to use the 2012 Olympics to inspire more young people to play sport.
(2) The church excommunicated him in 1901, unhappy with his novel Resurrection and Tolstoy's espousal of Christian anarchist and pacifist views.
(3) The foundation espouses a method of urban planning called Enquiry by Design .
(4) That is the view Professor Carter has been espousing for a long time.
(5) We cannot think that a society has a future when it fails to pass laws capable of protecting families and ensuring their basic needs, especially those of families just starting out.” Intentionally or not, the pontiff’s politically tinged address would have bolstered his progressive reputation, even though traditional Catholic social doctrine has long espoused access to housing, medical aid and work.
(6) Anglo-American psychiatry, in espousing Jaspers and rejecting psychoanalysis, has in consequence concentrated on the form and not the sense of delusions.
(7) Hillary Clinton said on Monday that while she does not “know what’s in his heart”, she considers Donald Trump’s attack on a federal judge of Mexican heritage to be “a racist attack” and part of a pattern of bigotry espoused by the presumptive Republican nominee.
(8) We asked some regular Ukip supporting – or, at least, sympathising – commenters to tell us why they’re thinking of voting for the party and their experiences espousing the party’s views on the Guardian website.
(9) His sexist commentary and anti-woman statements, coupled with the Republican policy positions he espouses, make it virtually impossible to envision any scenario whereby 50% of female voters would cast their ballots for him.
(10) One thing that most experts agree on is that the pope is enigmatic: while he seems to espouse liberal values on some days, raising the hopes of progressive Catholics of a changing church, his staunch adherence to conservative doctrine proves that he is not the radical reformer many liberals might wish that he was.
(11) A mongst even my peers in Texas, it has become acceptable – hip, even – to espouse one's love for a member of the same sex.
(12) We have espoused unpopular causes, stood up for those too feeble to stand up for themselves, locked horns with the high and mighty so swollen with power that they have forgotten their roots, exposed corruption and the waste of your hard-earned tax rupees, and made sure that whatever the propaganda of the day, you were allowed to hear a contrary view.
(13) Because, while Edward Snowden's and the Guardian 's revelations about the NSA have shown how all-encompassing the state's surveillance has become, a counterculture movement of digital activists espousing the importance of freedom, individualism and the right to a private life beyond the state's control is also rapidly gaining traction.
(14) He espoused the belief that diet holds the key to its control at a time when that belief was widely considered to be false and its proponents a little crazy.
(15) The taste of water has been examined by both electrophysiological methods and by behavior, but none of the mechanisms espoused for its effect seem adequate to explain the response to D2O.
(16) The plan to devolve almost £50bn to the regions to boost growth sounds like the sort of thing politicians love to espouse in opposition, but quickly go off once in power.
(17) "It is about commemorating a dream that was espoused 50 years ago," he said.
(18) Those above the line espouse liberal and democratic values, those below tend toward authoritarian policies.
(19) Earlier this month David Harewood, a lead in US conspiracy drama Homeland that aired for the first time in the UK on Sunday (19 February), reinforced a view that has long been espoused by minority performers frustrated with the lack of opportunities on offer here: "There really aren't enough strong, authoritative roles for black actors in this country," he told a crowded Bafta screening at the British industry's grand epicentre in Piccadilly.
(20) They espouse contradictory beliefs about men: they believe that men are predatory and not trustworthy, but also more mainstream beliefs that call for reliance on the opposite sex.
(1) Women on the beat: how to get more female police officers around the world Read more Mortars were, for instance, used on 5 June when Afghan national army soldiers accidentally hit a wedding party on the outskirts of Ghazni, killing eight children.
(2) In the Proposition 8 legal action, the supreme court could decide: • There is a constitutional right, under the equal protection clauses, for gay couples to wed, in which case the laws in 30 states prohibiting same-sex marriages are overturned.
(3) The aim of this paper is to elucidate the process of identity formation with particular emphasis on how the 'work ego' of each analyst is formed through various experiences which help the practitioner wed theoretical knowledge with clinical experience.
(4) Indeed, the best that many wedding service liturgies can do to insist that Jesus himself supported the institution of marriage is to say that he once turned up at one.
(5) She said: “We felt it would be quite hypocritical [to have a church wedding] when it’s not really what we believe in.
(6) A brief courtship was followed by a surprise wedding.
(7) One couple made the point graphically: she wore a red-stained wedding dress and her partner wore a sign that read, “I am the rapist”.
(8) On the programme, the bakes begin to become divorced from their function as food; they become symbols, like the cardboard cakes that were sometimes used at British weddings during the war when shortages ruled out the real thing.
(9) I don’t think I’ve ever spent that much on anything apart from my wedding dress,” Morgan said.
(10) One commentator has labelled the Pitt and Jolie wedding “normcore” by comparison.
(11) More than 120 couples joined the mass on Sunday morning to renew their wedding vows and celebrate more than 1,700 years of marriage between them.
(12) They are doing it not because they believe the 66-year-old can win in 2020, but for the same reason people retweet images of same-sex wedding ceremonies.
(13) By design these plants are adjacent to the AEC's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and such a location would seem ideal for an experiment on the wedding of nuclear and fossil sources of energy.
(14) It’s the frontrunner, has the critics on its side and is certainly the Film to Tick Without Watching, but the academy have a track record of shotgun weddings with watchable wild cards in this category – see the wins for The Lives of Others and The Secret in Their Eyes .
(15) The best thing that happened to me was when David Gedge [lead singer of the Wedding Present] followed me on Twitter".
(16) magazine-contracted, half-million pound wedding, Posh and Becks sat on a pair of golden thrones.
(17) When Emma Horan and Sam Whitney get married next summer they will commit themselves to each other in a special place, surrounded by their family and closest friends, but, as things stand, the wedding ceremony will not be recognised in law because their belief system is not based on religion.
(18) He conducted his first mass wedding in Seoul in the early 1960s.
(19) She was often at Moon's side for the mass weddings.
(20) A newly wed Mohamed Amine Benmbarek passed away while his wife received 3 shots and is in critical condition at the hospital.” Francois-Xavier Prevost, 26, France La Voix du Nord reports Prevost was killed at the Bataclan.