advocate

  1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  2. a lawyer who pleads cases in court

advocate

Barrister (especially Scotland) The defender of a cause.
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Advocate

• (n.) One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth. • (n.) Christ, considered as an intercessor. • (n.) One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor. • (n.)...
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advocate

counselor noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
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advocate

advocator noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
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Advocate

[Pittsburgh] The Advocate was a newspaper in Pittsburgh, published under several title variants from 1832 to 1844. It was the second daily newspaper issued in the city, the first being its eventual purchaser, the Gazette. Politically, the paper supported the principles of the Whig Party. ==History== On 13 August 1832, The Pennsylvanian Advo...
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Advocate

Ad'vo·cate intransitive verb To act as advocate. [ Obsolete] Fuller.
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Advocate

Ad'vo·cate noun [ Middle English avocat , avocet , Old French avocat , from Latin advocatus , one summoned or called to another; properly the past participle of advocare to call to, call to one's aid; ad + vocare to call. See Advowee , Avo...
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Advocate

Ad'vo·cate transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Advocated ; present participle & verbal noun Advocating ] [ See Advocate , noun , Advoke , Avow .] To plead in favor of; to defend by...
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Advocate

A barrister or solicitor representing a party in a hearing before a Court
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Advocate

A lawyer who is a member of the Faculty of Advocates, or Scottish Bar. Also known as counsel. Different advocates act for the prosecution and the defence.
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Advocate

A person appointed by a party to defend his or her point of view before the court. Thus, both Petitioner and Respondent may have an advocate. Ordinarily, if both? parties agree on the petition, it is sufficient that there be only one advocate to represent both. Each party before the court, whether as Petitioner or Respondent, has a right to an advo...
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advocate

A person who acts on behalf of another, usually for a cause or plea. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
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advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
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advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
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advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
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advocate

a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
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advocate

advocate 1. A person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea. 2. Someone who supports or speaks in favor of something or someone. 3. A lawyer who pleads cases in court. 4. To speak, to plead, or to argue in favor of something or someone.
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advocate

advocate: see attorney.
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advocate

an advocate acts or speaks in support of another person in order to help create or change rules, laws, or policies that affect the other person.
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Advocate

An advocate is a person who can support a service user or carer through their contact with health services. Advocates will attend meetings with patients and help service users or carers to express their concerns or wishes to health care professionals.
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Advocate

An advocate is someone who helps to support a service user or carer through their contact with health services.
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Advocate

Civil And Ecclesiastical Law. An officer who maintains or defends the rights of his client in the same manner as the counsellor does in the common law.
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Advocate

Generally, the term advocate is applied to a lawyer authorized to plead the cause of his clients before a court of law. It is only in Scotland that this word seems to denote a distinct class belonging to the legal profession, the advocates of Scotland being the pleaders before the supreme courts, and corresponding to the barristers of England and I...
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