Word of the Day - Advocate
Advocate – ae d v ax k ey t
I advocate a glass of red wine per day to stay healthy
to speak or write in favour of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly
to act as an advocate
a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually followed by of)
a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor.
a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.
a temporary prevalence of a disease.
a rapid spread or increase in the occurrence of something
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First known use
1300–50; <Latin advocātus legal counselor (originally past participle of advocāre to call to one's aid), equivalent to ad-ad- + voc- call (akin to vōxvoice) + -ātus-ate1; replacing Middle English avocat<Middle French