There are 2 translations of advocate in Spanish:

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advocate1

Pronunciation: /ˈædvəkət/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (supporter, defender) advocate (of sth) defensor, (masculine, feminine)(de algo)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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There are 2 translations of advocate in Spanish:

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advocate2

Pronunciation: /ˈædvəkeɪt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [idea/course of action] recomendar*, abogar* por, propugnar [formal] to advocate -ing recomendar* + infinitive/infinitivo
    Example sentences
    • 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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