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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
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 Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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