What does propping up mean?

propping up meaning in General Dictionary

the act of propping up with shores

Sentence Examples with the word propping up

Concurrently with these undertakings, he steadily prepared to strengthen his position in the political life of France; and it will be well to notice the steps by which he ensured the defeat of the royalists in France and the propping up of the directorial system in the coup d'etat of Fructidor 1797.

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