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advocate
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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as in: to advocate Define
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
  • There were even organizations such as the Junior Anti-Sex League, which advocated complete celibacy for both sexes.
  • He was abusing Big Brother, he was denouncing the dictatorship of the Party, he was demanding the immediate conclusion of peace with Eurasia, he was advocating freedom of speech, freedom of the Press, freedom of assembly, freedom of thought, he was crying hysterically that the revolution had been betrayed — and all this in rapid polysyllabic speech which was a sort of parody of the habitual style of the orators of the Party, and even contained Newspeak words: more Newspeak words,

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  • She advocates stricter gun control.
  • She advocates giving all students the opportunity to attend school in the summer too.

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as in: to advocate Define
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
as in: an advocate Define
a person who publicly supports and works to advance a cause or more rarely: someone acting in the role of a defense lawyer in England's past and in some jurisdictions today
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