Advocate

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Definition

an advocate: a spokesperson, a defender, a debater; a lawyer
noun
Luna is an advocate of animal rights. She regularly attends demonstrations at laboratories that test products on animals.

to advocate: to recommend, to support, to champion, to argue for
verb
I have always advocated the abolition of the death penalty, because I believe it is a cruel punishment.

Examples

  • "Warbuckle, president and CEO of an international department store chain, is a passionate hunter and gun advocate."
  • "As an advocate of the students' interests, I made sure that the administration heard and responded to our needs and concerns."

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