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advocates, plural;
  1. Publicly recommend or support
    • - they advocated an ethical foreign policy
  1. A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy
    • - he was an untiring advocate of economic reform
  2. A person who pleads on someone else's behalf
    • - care managers can become advocates for their clients
  3. A pleader in a court of law; a lawyer
    • - Marshall was a skilled advocate but a mediocre judge

  1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  2. recommend: push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
  3. preach: speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
  4. a lawyer who pleads cases in court
  5. (advocacy) active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
  6. An advocate is someone who speaks on behalf of another person, especially in a legal context. It is used primarily in reference to the system of Scots law, Anglo-Dutch law, Scandinavian law and Israeli law, and also to refer to the fused legal professions in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man. ...
  7. Advocate was a Christian metalcore band from Mason City, Illinois. (Not to be confused with the Providence, Rhode Island based "Advocate", who released a full length record on the Indiana label "Happy Couples Never Last" and were active from 1999 to 2003) Playing with such acts as War of Ages, ...
  8. The Idealist temperament is one of four temperaments defined by David Keirsey. Correlating with the NF (intuitive–feeling) Myers-Briggs types, the Idealist temperament comprises the following role variants (listed with their corresponding Myers-Briggs types): Champion (ENFP), Counselor (INFJ), ...
  9. The Advocate is an American LGBT-interest magazine. Established in 1967, it is the oldest continuing LGBT publication in the United States.
  10. The Advocate is a local newspaper of Burnie, Tasmania, Australia. Its readership includes other North West Tasmanian towns such as Ulverstone, Devonport, Penguin, Wynyard, Latrobe and Smithton. It is currently published by Fairfax Media.
  11. The Advocate is a student newspaper published at Contra Costa College, a community college in San Pablo, California. The paper is published weekly during the school year and has a circulation of approximately 2,500. An online edition, "AccentAdvocate," is also published. ...
  12. A person who argues the case of another, such as a lawyer in a court; A person who speaks in support of something; A person who supports someone to make their voice heard, or ideally to speak up for themselves; To argue for someone else; To encourage support for something
  13. (Advocates) are introspective, cooperative and informative. Healers and Champions are two of the four role variants of the informative Idealists.
  14. (Advocates) Independent individuals who can act on behalf of and in consultation with inmates to have their voice heard
  15. (Advocates) People and capabilities within companies are often misunderstood. Advocates promote understanding and effective communication.
  16. (Advocates) People who have been given the power by consumers to speak on their behalf, who represent the concerns and interest of the consumer as directed by the consumer, and seek the outcome desired by the consumer. ...
  17. (Advocates) are people who speak for or support someone else and stand up for that person's rights.
  18. (Advocacy) Representing the cause or interest of another, even if that cause or interest does not necessarily coincide with one's own beliefs, opinions, conclusions or recommendations.
  19. (Advocacy) Literally, “speaking on another person’s behalf”.  In the context of social care, advocacy refers to helping somebody to present their views because it is difficult for them to do it themselves, typically because of a communication difficulty or lack of confidence or experience.
  20. (Advocacy) Strong public, political and financial commitment to and support for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights at both the national and international level.
  21. (Advocacy) Any activity done to help a person or group to get something the person or group needs or wants.
  22. (Advocacy) The process of actively speaking out, writing in favor of, supporting, and/or acting on behalf of oneself, another person, or a cause. Advocacy can be any action to assure the best possible services for or intervention in the service system on behalf of an individual or group.
  23. (advocacy) Intervening on behalf of, or representing, another person or cause.
  24. (advocacy) active support for a cause (such as increased coverage of mental healthcare by insurance providers).
  25. (advocacy) publicly supporting or recommending a particular cause or policy.