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Entry Word: advocate
Function: noun
Text: 1 a person who actively supports or favors a cause <Mark Twain, Noah Webster, and President Theodore Roosevelt are among past advocates of a reformed spelling system> -- see EXPONENT
2 a person whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients or to advise about legal rights and obligations <engage an advocate knowledgeable in property law if you want to dispute a land claim> -- see LAWYER