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advocate
used in The Brothers Karamazov

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
to advocate
Definition
to recommend or publicly support (someone or something)
  • 'Anyway it's better than your Pushkin's poetry,' he said, 'for I've managed to advocate enlightenment even in that.'
    Book 11 — Ivan (30% in)
  • Of course I can understand that it's a philosophical novel and written to advocate an idea...."
    Book 10 — The Boys (83% in)

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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
  • They want to put a monument to your Pushkin for writing about women's feet, while I wrote with a moral purpose, and you,' said he, 'are an advocate of serfdom.
    Book 11 — Ivan (15% in)

There are no more uses of "advocate" flagged with this meaning in The Brothers Karamazov.

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