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Meaning of “advocate” - Learner’s Dictionary

advocate

noun [C]     /ˈædvəkət/
SUPPORTER someone who supports a particular idea or way of doing things: He has always been an advocate of stricter gun controls.Supporters, members and defendersBelievers and non-believers
LAWYER UK a lawyer who defends someone in courtBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protectingOccupations and tradesLawyers and legal officials
(Definition of advocate noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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