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[ad-vuh-kuh-see] /ˈæd və kə si/

noun, plural advocacies.
the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending; active espousal:
He was known for his advocacy of states’ rights.
noun (pl) -cies
active support, esp of a cause

late 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from Latin advocatus (see advocate (n.)).


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