Yee said she championed the legislation because “I have to do what the majority of Arizona has asked me to do.”
Yet Rush has championed civil rights for much of his career, last year penning a column honoring the late Martin Luther King Jr.
Fox News, which had championed, and loudly predicted, a Mitt Romney win, was proven embarrassingly off-base.
Influential New Democratic–aligned magazines like The New Republic and Washington Monthly also championed the cause.
By doing so, we will also achieve what Du Bois championed: practical idealism based in lifelong learning.
Washington had, first, an extraordinary knowledge of the West which he championed.
All the bills introduced or championed by Dr. Cannon became laws.
It was particularly Max Mller who championed the degeneration theory.
In England the theory was championed particularly by Richard Owen.
What might not have been the fate of "philosophy," if the cause of God had been championed by genius instead of by virtue alone!
early 13c., "doughty fighting man, valorous combatant," also (c.1300) "one who fights on behalf of another or others," from Old French champion "combatant, champion in single combat" (12c.), from Late Latin campionem (nominative campio) "gladiator, fighter, combatant in the field," from Latin campus "field (of combat);" see campus. Had been borrowed earlier by Old English as cempa. Sports sense in reference to "first-place performer in some field" is recorded from 1730.
"to fight for, defend, protect," 1820 (Scott) in a literal sense, from champion (n.). Figurative use by 1830. Earlier it meant "to challenge" (c.1600). Related: Championed; championing.
(1 Sam. 17:4, 23), properly "the man between the two," denoting the position of Goliath between the two camps. Single combats of this kind at the head of armies were common in ancient times. In ver. 51 this word is the rendering of a different Hebrew word, and properly denotes "a mighty man."