[verb ad-vuh-keyt; noun ad-vuh-kit, -keyt]

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verb (used with object), advocated, advocating. speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument;recommend publicly:

He advocated higher salaries for teachers.


2.a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person,cause, etc. (usually followed by of):

an advocate of peace.

  1. a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor.
  2. a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.


After coming across this word during my reading of Barney Collier’s Book I had no idea what this word meant until I took the time out to look up the definition. This word basically means to argue for or against something in a negative or positive way.

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