advocative
adjective see advocate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • advocate — advocative, adj. advocator, n. v. /ad veuh kayt /; n. /ad veuh kit, kayt /, v., advocated, advocating, n. v.t. 1. to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers. n. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • advocate — I. noun Etymology: Middle English advocat, from Anglo French, from Latin advocatus, from past participle of advocare to summon, from ad + vocare to call, from voc , vox voice more at voice Date: 14th century 1. one that pleads the cause of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • gonzo — gon•zo [[t]ˈgɒn zoʊ[/t]] adj. Slang. cvb jou fiercely advocative or partial without regard for balance or objectivity • Etymology: 1970–75, amer.; appar. first used by U.S. journalist Hunter S. Thompson (b. 1939); perh. < It: simpleton …   From formal English to slang

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