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advocate

ad·vo·cate

advocate

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: aed v keIt
inflections: advocated, advocates, advocating
definition: to speak or act in favor of.
He advocates buying fruits and vegetables grown on local farms.
synonyms:
champion, endorse, recommend
antonyms:
oppose
similar words:
advise, back, defend, patronize, preach, promote, second, support, uphold, urge
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: aed v kt
definition: one who speaks or acts in favor of something.
I am an advocate for better care of our forests.
 
synonyms:
champion, defender, supporter
antonyms:
opponent
similar words:
patron
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