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advocate
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The Fountainhead
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as in: to advocate Define
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
  • The Convention advocated careers for married women; the Wynand papers had fought against the employment of married women for many years.
  • I mean, the things he preaches, I’ve been wondering lately whether he really understands what he’s advocating.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • Standing at a tall desk, a big blue pencil in his hand, he wrote on a huge sheet of plain print stock, in letters an inch high, a brilliant, ruthless editorial denouncing all advocates of careers for women.

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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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