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advocate
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as in: to advocate Define
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
  • He advocated thrift and hard work and disapproved of loose women who turned him down.

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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
  • Lieutenant Scheisskopf cared very deeply about winning parades and about bringing Clevinger up on charges before the Action Board for conspiring to advocate the overthrow of the cadet officers Lieutenant Scheisskopf had appointed.

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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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