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Overview of noun advocate

The noun advocate has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent

(a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea)

2. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader

(a lawyer who pleads cases in court)


Overview of verb advocate

The verb advocate has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (9) recommend, urge, advocate

(push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day")

2. (1) preach, advocate

(speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house")

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