Noun(1) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea(2) a lawyer who pleads cases in court
Verb(1) push for something(2) speak, plead, or argue in favor of
(1) The statement in the brief was my position as an advocate for a client.(2) he was an untiring advocate of economic reform(3) Then again, I'm not as much of an advocate of that particular policy as I'd like to be.(4) We know for sure that the First Minister is not a long-term advocate of the policy.(5) He was a prime advocate of arguments supporting the holding of terrorism suspects without access to courts.(6) And when the US ignores that fact, it damages our own credibility as a global advocate of democratic reform.(7) The persons who appear and do counsel work, either in drawing pleadings or appearing in court as an advocate .(8) A staunch advocate of the policy, he created it as a model institution designed to teach both academic and industrial subjects.(9) He is a strong advocate of a policy that he describes as ├ö├ç├┐capitalism with a human face├ö├ç├û.(10) He accepted that Hitler was an advocate of this policy.(11) I'm not bashful about being an advocate on behalf of our communities.(12) ├ö├ç├┐Anyone who has been through one of these races is a huge advocate of campaign finance reform,├ö├ç├û he said.(13) Marshall was a skilled advocate but a mediocre judge(14) Your Honours, at common law there is absolute privilege for what is said in court by an advocate .(15) Now is anybody suggesting for one moment the business sector would not be able to in fact advocate on its behalf?(16) He's been a leader in election law reforms the past two sessions and an advocate of consumer privacy protection.
(1) devil's advocate :: hudičev odvetnik
(2) judge advocate :: sodnik zagovornik
1. champion ::
2. counsel ::
3. exponent ::
4. recommend ::
5. preach ::
1. antagonist ::
2. opponent ::
advocate, advocated, advocates, advocating
Word Example from TV Shows
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Skyler, I'm your biggest ADVOCATE here,
and I'm telling you, for your own good,
Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 10
I'm an ADVOCATE of mitosis.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 6
Just saying. Devil's ADVOCATE.
Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 9
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