Proponent vs Antiglobalist - What's the difference?

proponent | antiglobalist |


As nouns the difference between proponent and antiglobalist

is that proponent is one who supports something; an advocate while antiglobalist is a proponent of antiglobalism.

As an adjective proponent

is making proposals; proposing.

proponent

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who supports something; an advocate
  • * 2012 November 2, Ken Belson, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/sports/new-york-city-marathon-will-not-be-held-sunday.html?hp&_r=0]," New York Times (retrieved 2 November 2012):
  • Proponents of the race — notably Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mary Wittenberg, director of the marathon — said the event would provide a needed morale boost, as well as an economic one.

    Synonyms

    * exponent

    Antonyms

    * detractor * opponent

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Making proposals; proposing.
  • ----

    antiglobalist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A proponent of antiglobalism.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 4, author=Ian Buruma, title=Tariq Ramadan Has an Identity Issue, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=This message not only provides educated European Muslims with a political cause but is also pushed with considerable success at such international leftist jamborees as the World Social Forum, where the world’s antiglobalists meet. }}