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advocate British & World English

A person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy

Lord Advocate British & World English

The principal Law Officer of the Crown in Scotland

advocate depute British & World English

(In Scotland) any of a number of officers who assist the Lord Advocate in prosecutions

judge advocate British & World English

A barrister who advises a court martial on points of law and sums up the case

advocate general British & World English

Any of a number of officers assisting the judges in the European Court of Justice

devil's advocate British & World English

A person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of the opposing arguments

judge advocate general British & World English

An officer in supreme control of the courts martial in the armed forces, excluding (in the UK) the navy

advocate English Thesaurus

she was a powerful advocate of children's rights

advocate English-Spanish

defensor,

advocate general English-Spanish

abogado, -da m,f general

devil's advocate English-Spanish

abogado m del diablo

to advocate -ing English-Spanish

recomendar* +

she was an early advocate of the free market in early English-Spanish

fue una pionera en la defensa del mercado libre

he's an unblushing advocate of capital punishment in unblushing English-Spanish

no tiene ningún reparo en reconocer que es partidario de la pena de muerte


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