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Advocate

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(1):

(n.) To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.

(2):

(v. i.) To act as advocate.

(3):

(n.) One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth.

(4):

(n.) One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor.

(5):

(n.) Christ, considered as an intercessor.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Advocate'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/a/advocate.html. 1828.

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