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advocate
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
to advocate
Definition
to recommend or publicly support (someone or something)
  • The only difference consists in the opposite character of the equality advocated by these two men; one is the equality that elevates, the other is the equality that degrades; one brings a king within reach of the guillotine, the other elevates the people to a level with the throne.
    Chapters 5-6 (66% in)
advocated = recommended
  • "Monsieur," returned the inspector, "providence has changed this gigantic plan you advocate so warmly."
    Chapters 13-14 (78% in)
advocate = support
There are no more uses of "advocate" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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2  —1 use as in:
an advocate supporting
Definition
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
  • Still, marquise, it has been so with other usurpers—Cromwell, for instance, who was not half so bad as Napoleon, had his partisans and advocates.
    Chapters 5-6 (68% in)
advocates = public supporters
There are no more uses of "advocate" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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