noun, plural ad·vo·ca·cies.
- advisory opinion,
- advisory teacher,
- advocacy journalism,
- advocacy tank,
- advocate depute,
Origin of advocacy
Examples from the Web for advocacy
In Uganda, legislators are considering further criminalization of LGBT advocacy and same-sex relationships.
It was one of the first organizations in the building, along with the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE).
State officials were not amused, and are suing the advocacy group for copyright infringement.
This crossed the line, the university said, between education about LGBT people (permitted) and advocacy for them (forbidden).Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition|Jay Michaelson|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And while some sex workers turn to advocacy groups, even rape support organizations sometimes perpetuate stigma.
The earnestness of advocacy often blinds them to the proprieties and the requirements of candor and fairness.Ethics in Service|William Howard Taft
He was really a great man, and gained the affections of the people by his advocacy of liberty.Paris: With Pen and Pencil|David W. Bartlett
The advocacy of free schools was an important part of the platform.George Brown|John Lewis
The advocacy of the former measure was exclusively sectional, no Southern member voting for it in either House.The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Jefferson Davis
I see and hear no advocacy of Socialism whose burden is not the uplift of humanity.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
noun plural -cies
late 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from Latin advocatus (see advocate (n.)).