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Definition of Advocate

Advocate

  1. One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor.
  2. One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth.
  3. Christ, considered as an intercessor.
  4. To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.
  5. To act as advocate.

Advocate Quotations

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me.
Hunter S. Thompson

Slow travel now rivals the fly-to-Barcelona-for-lunch culture. Advocates savour the journey, travelling by train or boat or bicycle, or even on foot, rather than crammed into an airplane. They take time to plug into the local culture instead of racing through a list of tourist traps.
Carl Honore

I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.
Maya Angelou

To advocate a New Order was to seek freedom and respect for peoples without prejudice, and to seek a stable basis for the existence all peoples, equally, and free of threats.
Hideki Tojo

If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority, then our strategy, as advocates, must contain two key elements: civic engagement and education.
Jane Fonda
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Advocate Translations

advocate in Afrikaans is advokaat
advocate in Dutch is pleitbezorger, advocaat, verdediger
advocate in Norwegian is advokat
advocate in Portuguese is advogado
advocate in Spanish is abogado
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