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English definition of “advocate”

advocate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈædvəkeɪt/
to express support for a particular idea or way of doing things: I certainly wouldn't advocate the use of violence.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
advocacy
 
 
/ˈædvəkəsi/ noun [U]
the act of advocating somethingBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
(Definition of advocate verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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