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advocation

[ad-vuh-key-shuh n] /ˌæd vəˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
Scots Law. the action of a superior court in calling before itself or reviewing an action originally brought before an inferior court.
2.
Obsolete.
  1. advocacy.
  2. the act of summoning.
Origin of advocation
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin advocātiōn-, stem of advocātiō; see advocate, -ion
Related forms
readvocation, noun
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advocation

/ˌædvəˈkeɪʃən/
noun
1.
(Scots law, papal law) the transfer to itself by a superior court of an action pending in a lower court
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