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advocate

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈædvəkət/
someone who publicly supports something they believe in: an advocate for sth He was an advocate for small businesses around Newark.an advocate of sth She is a passionate advocate of "organic" clothes.
LAW a lawyer who defends someone in a court: Advocates are often asked for their opinion on complex points of law.
Translations of “advocate”
in Spanish defensor, Defensa…
in French défenseur…
in German der/die Fürsprecher(in), Jurist…
in Chinese (Traditional) 律師, 辯護律師…
in Russian сторонник, адвокат…
in Turkish savunan, destekleyen, arka çıkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 律师, 辩护律师…
in Polish zwolenni-k/czka, adwokat/ka…
(Definition of advocate noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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