advocate Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “advocate” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "advocate" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

advocateverb [T]

uk   /ˈæd.və.keɪt/  us   /ˈæd.və.keɪt/
C2 to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something: [+ -ing verb] She advocates taking a more long-term view. He advocates the return of capital punishment.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

advocacy
noun [U] uk   /ˈæd.və.kə.si/  us   /ˈæd.və.kə.si/
She is renowned for her advocacy of human rights.

advocatenoun [C]

uk   /ˈæd.və.kət/  us   /ˈæd.və.kət/
  • advocate noun [C] (LAWYER)

a lawyer who defends someone in a law court
  • advocate noun [C] (SUPPORTER)

C2 someone who publicly supports something: He's a strong advocate of state ownership of the railways.
(Definition of advocate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "advocate" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

advocateverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈæd·vəˌkeɪt/
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]  us   /ˈæd·və·kə·si/
These groups have been increasing their education advocacy.
advocate
noun [C]  us   /ˈæd·və·kət/
She’s a strong advocate of women’s rights.
(Definition of advocate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "advocate" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

advocateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈædvəkeɪt/
to publicly support or suggest an idea, plan, or way of doing something: The Food Standards Agency advocated a ban on advertising junk food to children.advocate doing sth We would advocate selling those shares at current levels.

advocatenoun [C]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of advocate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de advocate
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“advocate” in American English

“advocate” in Business English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
by ,
May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

parasol

a type of sunshade (= round frame covered in cloth on a stick) carried especially by women in the past, to give protection from the sun

Palabra del día

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Aprende más