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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Advocate \Ad"vo*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advocated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Advocating.] [See Advocate, n., Advoke, Avow.]
To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a
tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend
To advocate the cause of thy client. --Bp.
This is the only thing distinct and sensible, that has
been advocated. --Burke.
Eminent orators were engaged to advocate his cause.
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