advocate englannista suomeksi
puolestapuhuja, puolustaja, puoltaja
Someone whose job is to speak for someone's case in a court of law; a counsel. (defdate)
Anyone who argues the case of another; an intercessor. (defdate)
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
A person who speaks in support of something, or someone. (defdate)
(RQ:Landon Ethel Churchill)
2011, Alix Lee, ''The Guardian'', 9 Oct 2011:
- He became a tireless advocate for the needs of adults with IMD throughout Britain and internationally.
A person who supports others to make their voices heard, or ideally for them to speak up for themselves.
To plead in favour of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.
7 March, 1624, (w), ''sermon at the Assizes, at Lincoln''
- To advocate the cause of thy client.
16 June, 1784, (w), ''speech on reform of representation in the House of Commons''
- This is the only thing distinct and sensible, that has been advocated.
(quote-web)|date=12 May 2019|passage=Varys even leans on Jon to assume the Iron Throne, which means he very well knew he wasn’t going to be around much longer, if he’s openly advocating others commit treason as well.
To engage in advocacy.