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  1. support, supportingadjective

    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening

    "he leaned against the wall for support"

    Synonyms:
    support, backup, reinforcement, backing, funding, financial support, keep, accompaniment, reenforcement, bread and butter, musical accompaniment, sustenance, living, financial backing, documentation, livelihood

    Antonyms:
    unsupportive, nonbearing

  2. encouraging, supportingadjective

    furnishing support and encouragement

    "the anxious child needs supporting and accepting treatment from the teacher"

    Synonyms:
    load-bearing(a), supporting(a), encouraging

    Antonyms:
    nonbearing, unsupportive

  3. load-bearing(a), supporting(a)adjective

    capable of bearing a structural load

    "a supporting wall"

    Antonyms:
    unsupportive, nonbearing

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#23358livelihood
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  1. Sam Ames:

    Today alone, on the eve of International Transgender Day of Visibility, three anti-trans bills were signed into law across the country, this onslaught is not an accident ; it is overwhelming by design and in direct response to progress in the fight for trans rights. But the Trevor Project will continue supporting our young people while we continue the fight against these policies.

  2. Craig Singleton:

    Xi almost certainly believes there is a strategic interest in supporting United States.

  3. Bernadette Meehan:

    President Obama indicated our strong support for a peaceful dialogue between the parties within Venezuela, he reiterated that our interest is not in threatening Venezuela, but in supporting democracy, stability and prosperity in Venezuela and the region.

  4. Carlos Curbelo:

    I think that's the nature of the speakership, i'm sure they will not be supporting this process, but I think ultimately it will empower them if we're successful and it will help all of us meet the President's challenge( to resolve the issue). ... It's the House's turn to act. Enough waiting around.

  5. Liviu Matei:

    There are many current examples that show quite powerfully that higher education does play quite a significant role in building national identity and supporting its assertion.


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