verb (used with object), ad·vo·cat·ed, ad·vo·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), ad·vo·cat·ed, ad·vo·cat·ing.
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Labor advocates say they’ve long heard whispers about child labor, but whenever they try to dig deeper, nobody wants to talk.Inside the Lives of Immigrant Teens Working Dangerous Night Shifts in Suburban Factories|by Melissa Sanchez|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Some advocates who aren’t fond of Faulconer’s proposed contract terms applauded the move.Morning Report: Pushing Pause on the Franchise Fee Decision|Voice of San Diego|November 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
In Bronzaft’s work as an advocate for New York citizens, she’s dealt with all sorts of noise complaints.
Her decade-long project documenting the bonds between Samburu people and wildlife in northern Kenya reverses this oversight, telling the story of how Samburu people became advocates for wild animals and their habitat.These Photos Remind Us Why Conservation Matters - Issue 92: Frontiers|Kevin Berger|November 11, 2020|Nautilus
Amazon -owned Ring devices have long been under scrutiny of privacy advocates.
Then French obstetricians advocated that the method would reduce pain and create a birthing environment free of stress.
He said he had found it repulsive, because to him it had advocated Islamic militancy.Religion, Race, and a Broadway Hit: The Making of ‘Disgraced’|Tim Teeman|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Press releases show it briefly advocated against a prevailing wage for education projects in 2009 before falling off the radar.
One set of officials advocated for a campaign to decimate ISIS in both countries by striking ISIS targets across Syria.Why Obama Backed Off More ISIS Strikes: His Own Team Couldn’t Agree on a Syria Strategy|Josh Rogin, Eli Lake|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Julian Suvalescu, professor of practical ethics at Oxford, has advocated a position he calls “procreative beneficence.”
The collectivist state advocated by the socialist of to-day has scarcely anything in common with the communism of the middle ages.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The insurgent chief advocated an aggressive war, and in the same month it was decided to send more American troops to Manila.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Such "Socialistic" principles as these were the ones he advocated, not only by word but by his whole noble life.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
He was one of those patriots who most warmly advocated the declaration of independence in congress, and was an able statesman.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Thus, the dignity of the great plantation houses constructed during this period is attributed to the style advocated by Jefferson.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey