One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was a powerful advocate of children's rights’
champion, upholder, supporter, backer, promoter, proponent, exponent, protector, patron
spokesman for, spokeswoman for, spokesperson for, speaker for, campaigner for, fighter for, battler for, crusader for
missionary, reformer, pioneer, pleader, propagandist, apostle, apologist
North American booster
2‘he studied law and became an advocate at twenty-one’
barrister, lawyer, counsel, counsellor, professional pleader, legal practitioner
North American attorney
Irish North American counsellor-at-law
1‘heart disease specialists advocate a diet low in cholesterol’
recommend, prescribe, commend, advise, favour, approve of, support, back, uphold, subscribe to, champion, campaign on behalf of, stand up for, speak for, argue for, plead for, press for, lobby for, urge, promote, espouse, endorse, sanction, vouch for
informal plug, push
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