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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

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

I'm a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.
Jimmy Wales

No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.
Gloria Steinem

One of the roles of the Presidency is to lead a political party. Having a President in office is usually a huge advantage to a party because it gives the party a mouthpiece and an advocate at the highest level.
John C. Maxwell
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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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