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English definition of “advocate”

advocate

verb [I/T]  /ˈæd·vəˌkeɪt/ us  
to speak in support of an idea or course of action: [T] Some people advocate teaching to the test. [I] The organization advocates for human rights.
advocacy
noun [U]  /ˈæd·və·kə·si/ us  
These groups have been increasing their education advocacy.
advocate
noun [C]  /ˈæd·və·kət/ us  
She’s a strong advocate of women’s rights.
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