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  Definition of advocate
  1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  2. a lawyer who pleads cases in court
  3. speak, plead, or argue in favour of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
  4. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
Similar Words: advocator, proponent, exponent, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader, preach, recommend, urge

 

Hyponyms: apologist, vindicator, justifier, constitutionalist, Darwinian, democrat, populist, federalist, Gnostic, humanist, ideologist, ideologue, internationalist, irredentist, irridentist, isolationist, Jansenist, Maoist, Marxist, nationalist, neoclassicist, neutralist, nullifier, partisan, zealot, drumbeater, partitionist, Platonist, pro-lifer, presenter, sponsor, protectionist, republican, ritualist, ruralist, secessionist, secularist, separatist, separationist, spokesperson, interpreter, representative, voice, suffragist, supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend, supremacist, teleologist, Thatcherite, unilateralist, sermonize, sermonise, preachify, moralize, moralise

 

Derivational Morphology: propound, preach, plead, advise, counsel, advocator, proponent, exponent, advocacy, sermon, preaching, importunity, urgency, urging, recommendation

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: avokat   Dutch: advocaat  
Finnish: asianajaja   French: avocat  
German: Rechtsanwalt   Greek: συνήγορος  
Hebrew: עורך־דין   Italian: avvocato  
Malayalam: വക്കീല്   Maltese: avukat  
Portuguese: advogado   Russian: адвокат  
Spanish: abogado  
 
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