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advocacy

ad·vo·ca·cy

advocacy

 
 
pronunciation:
aed v k si
part of speech: noun
inflections: advocacies
definition: the giving of support to an idea, person, or cause.
As a politician, he is well known for his advocacy of women's rights.
synonyms:
championship
similar words:
adoption, approval, backing, defense, endorsement, espousal, patronage, sanction, sponsorship, support