English → English - advocate

Pronunciation
v. be in favor of, support; stand for, intercede for
n. defense counsel; attorney; supporter, follower, proponent, champion

English → Spanish - advocate

Pronunciation
v. apoyar; abogar por, abrigar, hablar en favor de, mediar por, propugnar
s. defensor, abogado, causídico, intercesor, jurisconsulto, legista, medianero, picapleitos, preconizador

English → French - advocate

Pronunciation
v. défendre; soutenir; se faire l'avocat de
n. avocat; partisan, supporteur

English → German - advocate

Pronunciation
v. unterstützen; befürworten
n. Rechtsanwalt, Verfechter, Unterstützer

English → Indonesian - advocate

Pronunciation
n. pengacara, penyokong, penganjur, pendorong
v. menganjurkan, menyokong, mengacukan

English → Italian - advocate

Pronunciation
v. difendere, patrocinare, sostenere la causa di
s. fautore, difensore, sostenitore; (scozz) avvocato

English → Polish - advocate

Pronunciation
n. adwokat, rzecznik, orędownik, zwolennik, ideolog, głosiciel, szermierz, apostoł
v. bronić, zalecać, orędować, popierać, forsować, apostołować, poprzeć

English → Portuguese - advocate

Pronunciation
v. defender; advogar
s. advogado; defensor; patrono

English → Romanian - advocate

Pronunciation
v. susţine, pleda pentru, apăra, preconiza
n. avocat, susţinător, adept, soldat, partizan

English → Russian - advocate

Pronunciation
г. защищать, выступать в защиту, отстаивать, поддерживать, пропагандировать
с. адвокат, заступник, защитник, сторонник

English → Turkish - advocate

Pronunciation
f. savunmak, müdafaa etmek, desteklemek
i. avukat, savunucu, yandaş, taraftar

English → Ukrainian - advocate

Pronunciation
n. адвокат, захисник, заступник, прихильник, прибічник, оборонець, поборник
v. відстоювати, захищати, обороняти, обстоювати, пропагувати

English → Dutch - advocate

Pronunciation
ww. bepleiten; steunen, voorstander zijn van
zn. advocaat, verdediger, voorstander

English → Greek - advocate

Pronunciation
ρήμ. συνηγορώ
ουσ. συνήγορος, σύνδικος

Dutch → French - advocate

Pronunciation
(rechten - vrouw) avocate (f); défenseur (m)

English → Arabic - advocate

Pronunciation
‏المحامي، المؤيد، محامي الدفاع‏
‏حمى، ترافع، دافع، أيد‏
‏متحمس‏

English → Chinese - advocate

Pronunciation
(动) 拥护; 主张; 提倡; 鼓吹
(名) 提倡者; 辩护者; 拥护者; 律师

English → Chinese - advocate

Pronunciation
(動) 擁護; 主張; 提倡; 鼓吹
(名) 提倡者; 辯護者; 擁護者; 律師

English → Hindi - advocate

Pronunciation
n. अभिवक्ता, वकील, समर्थक
v. वकालत करना, पक्षपोषित करना, हिमायत करना

English → Japanese - advocate

Pronunciation
(動) 擁護する; 主唱する
(名) 主唱者; 擁護者; 弁護士

English → Korean - advocate

Pronunciation
동. 옹호하다, 지지하다; 대표하다, 중재하다
명. 변호사; 지지자, 추종자

English → Vietnamese - advocate

Pronunciation
n. thầy kiện, người bênh vực
v. biện hộ, binh vực, bào chửa

Definition of advocate

Pronunciation
Noun
1. Someone whose job is to speak for someone's case in a court of law; a counsel.
2. Anyone who argues the case of another; an intercessor.
3. A person who speaks in support of something.
4. A person who supports others to make their voices heard, or ideally for them to speak up for themselves.
Since she started working with her advocate, she has become much more confident.
Verb
5. To plead in favour of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.
6. To encourage support for something.
I like trees, but I do not advocate living in them.
7. To engage in advocacy.
We have been advocating for changes in immigration law.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: advocating
Present: advocate (3.person: advocates)
Past: advocated
Future: will advocate
Present conditional: would advocate
Present Perfect: have advocated (3.person: has advocated)
Past Perfect: had advocated
Future Perfect: will have advocated
Past conditional: would have advocated
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