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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Advocate  \Ad"vo*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Advocated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Advocating}.]  [See  {Advocate},  n.,  {Advoke},  {Avow}.] 
  To  plead  in  favor  of  to  defend  by  argument,  before  a 
  tribunal  or  the  public;  to  support,  vindicate,  or  recommend 
  publicly. 
 
  To  advocate  the  cause  of  thy  client.  --Bp. 
  Sanderson 
  (1624). 
 
  This  is  the  only  thing  distinct  and  sensible,  that  has 
  been  advocated.  --Burke. 
 
  Eminent  orators  were  engaged  to  advocate  his  cause 
  --Mitford. 




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