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Advocate depute



noun
a Scottish law officer with the functions of public prosecutor

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  • Advocate of

    to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers. a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually followed by of): an advocate of peace. a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor. a […]

  • Advocated

    to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers. a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually followed by of): an advocate of peace. a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor. a […]



  • Advocating

    to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers. a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually followed by of): an advocate of peace. a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor. a […]

  • Advocation

    Scots Law. the action of a superior court in calling before itself or reviewing an action originally brought before an inferior court. Obsolete. . the act of summoning. Historical Examples It was a mystical, tortuous, rambling discourse which sounded to me a good deal like an advocation of free love. My Actor-Husband Anonymous He would […]



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