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Of or relating to an advocate; of the nature of or characterized by advocacy.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in James Sanford (fl. 1567–1582), translator. From post-classical Latin advocatorius from advocator + classical Latin -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.
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