Advocating
Advocate Ad"vo*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advocated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advocating}.] [See {Advocate}, n., {Advoke}, {Avow}.] To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly. [1913 Webster]

To advocate the cause of thy client. --Bp. Sanderson (1624). [1913 Webster]

This is the only thing distinct and sensible, that has been advocated. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

Eminent orators were engaged to advocate his cause. --Mitford. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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