noun, plural ad·vo·ca·cies.
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Origin of advocacy
OTHER WORDS FROM advocacynon·ad·vo·ca·cy, nounpre·ad·vo·ca·cy, noun
Words nearby advocacy
Example sentences from the Web for advocacy
As a result of these groups’ efforts, elected Republicans are confronted with messaging and advocacy that paint the electorate as more conservative than it really is.
People conceived through donor insemination are matching with half-siblings, tracking down their donors, forming networks and advocacy organizations.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through August 1)|Singularity Hub Staff|August 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
A crop of families, doctors and advocacy groups have advocated for an expansion in visitation, citing isolation that can trigger a decline in health.No Visitors Leading to Despair and Isolation in Senior Care Homes|Jared Whitlock|July 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Environmental advocacy groups think the city is low-balling itself from the get-go.Morning Report: How We Got Here With Smart Streetlights|Voice of San Diego|July 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The road to the ruling confirming that belief involved years of advocacy and many losses – and while this decision is a landmark in that effort, more legal work remains to be done to determine the full scope of LGBTQ workers’ rights.Supreme Court Expands Workplace Equality To LGBTQ Employees, But Questions Remain|LGBTQ-Editor|June 17, 2020|No Straight News
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).
Meanwhile advocacy groups like GLAAD help rid our larger culture of hidden biases and bigotry.
State officials were not amused, and are suing the advocacy group for copyright infringement.
Soft money—unlimited contributions to party committees made in support of fuzzy “issue advocacy” rather than campaigns—ruled.Time is Money: How to Fix Outrageous Political Spending|Jim Arkedis|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His strong advocacy of Jefferson's agrarian program gained him a reading audience of farmers as well as statesmen.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
I see and hear no advocacy of Socialism whose burden is not the uplift of humanity.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
The day after his advocacy of the American petitions before the Privy Council, he was dismissed from office.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
Why the Times gave such earnest advocacy to the slaveholders may be inferred from what follows.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.
Under the leadership of the tribune Sulpicius the popular party was induced to take up the advocacy of the claims of the Italians.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States|James Hamilton Lewis