advocate for a cause

активист, человек, горячо отстаивающий какую-либо позицию

The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.

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  • advocate — ad·vo·cate 1 / ad və kət, ˌkāt/ n [Latin advocatus adviser to a party in a lawsuit, counselor, from past participle of advocare to summon, employ as counsel, from ad to + vocare to call] 1: a person (as a lawyer) who works and argues in support… …   Law dictionary

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  • advocate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. favor, plead; recommend, suggest; support. n. patron, supporter; defender; lawyer, attorney. See friend, auxiliary, lawsuit. Ant., oppose; detractor. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To defend] Syn. vindicate,… …   English dictionary for students

  • advocate — verb (t) /ˈædvəkeɪt / (say advuhkayt) (advocated, advocating) 1. to plead in favour of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: *Well, I ll not campaign or advocate any policies but my own. –joh bjelke petersen, 1988. –noun /ˈædvəkət /… …   Australian English dictionary

  • advocate — [n] person supporting an idea or cause publicly apostle, attorney, backer, campaigner, champion, counsel, defender, exponent, expounder, lawyer, pleader, promoter, proponent, proposer, speaker, spokesperson, supporter, upholder; concepts 359,423… …   New thesaurus

  • advocate — [ad′və kit; ] for v. [, ad′vəkāt΄] n. [ME advocat, avocat < L advocatus, a counselor < advocare, to summon (for aid) < ad , to + vocare, to call] 1. a person who pleads another s cause; specif., a lawyer 2. a person who speaks or writes… …   English World dictionary

  • cause — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that produces an effect. 2) reasonable grounds for a belief or action: cause for concern. 3) a principle or movement which one is prepared to support or advocate. 4) a lawsuit. ► VERB ▪ be the cause of; make happen. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • advocate — ► NOUN 1) a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy. 2) a person who pleads a case on someone else s behalf. 3) Scottish term for BARRISTER(Cf. ↑barrister). ► VERB ▪ publicly recommend or support. DER …   English terms dictionary

  • advocate — advocative, adj. advocator, n. v. /ad veuh kayt /; n. /ad veuh kit, kayt /, v., advocated, advocating, n. v.t. 1. to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers. n. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • advocate — ad•vo•cate v. [[t]ˈæd vəˌkeɪt[/t]] n. [[t] kɪt, ˌkeɪt[/t]] v. cat•ed, cat•ing, n. 1) to support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: to advocate higher salaries for teachers[/ex] 2) a person who speaks or writes in support of a cause, person …   From formal English to slang

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