Definition of advoke in English:

advoke

verb

historical Law
  • with object Law. To summon (a legal action) from a lower court to a higher court, especially the papal Court of Rome. Compare advocate, advocation. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From Middle French advoquer to summon (a legal action) to a court, to summon, call upon from classical Latin advocāre. Compare earlier revoke, provoke, etc.

Pronunciation:

advoke

/ədˈvəʊk/