There are 2 translations of advocate in Spanish:

advocate1

Pronunciation: /ˈædvəkət/

n

  • 1.1 (supporter, defender) advocate (of sth) defensor, (masculine, feminine)(de algo)
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    • He was a prime advocate of arguments supporting the holding of terrorism suspects without access to courts.
    • He is also an advocate of strong financial support for graduate students and their research.
    • I think he is a worthy advocate of the policy and he is also a worthy adversary for the press.
    1.2 (in Scot) [Law/Derecho] abogado defensor, (masculine, feminine)
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    • Like all lawyers, they are required to act as officers of the court as well as advocates.
    • That may or may not say something about English pleaders, English advocates, and English jurors.
    • Your Honours, at common law there is absolute privilege for what is said in court by an advocate.
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    • The State advocates and legal aid counsel who were expected to arrive last weekend have not yet arrived.
    • Replying to a question by the advocate, he said he had not seen his client firing the rifle.
    • Both counsels, advocate for the State and for the defence, will resume argument today.

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of advocate in Spanish:

advocate2

Pronunciation: /ˈædvəkeɪt/

vt

  • [idea/course of action] recomendar*, abogar* por, propugnar [formal] to advocate -ing recomendar* + infinitive/infinitivo
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    • He advocated overseas colonization and supported the South in the American Civil War.
    • He has often publicly advocated a life ban for those athletes who test positive.
    • Lafontaine has recently come close to publicly advocating a grand coalition.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.