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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The District has so far managed to avoid a second spike in cases at nursing homes, a feat that industry advocates attribute in large part to regular, government-funded testing for all employees, industry advocates say.Maryland and Virginia nursing homes battle explosive covid-19 outbreaks — again|Rebecca Tan, Rachel Chason|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Disabilities advocates say putting children in seclusion rooms is inhumane and causes lasting trauma, though some school officials say they need the option to educate students with significant behavioral challenges.National Ban on School Use of Seclusion and Restraint of Students Introduced in Congress|by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Akilah Richards, host of the podcast, “Fare of the Free Child,” and leading advocate in the self-directed education movement, said something on an episode that shook the ground for me.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
As many betting and prediction market advocates claim, the value of using betting odds to predict political outcomes stems from the fact that “odds are based on people placing real money on an actual prediction,” US-Bookies notes.Betting markets called the presidential election more accurately than polls|reymashayekhi|November 19, 2020|Fortune
“In order to solve this problem, we need structural change, we need policy change,” said Andrea Downing, a security researcher and privacy rights advocate who started a nonprofit for supporting online health communities called the Light Collective.
Jumaane Williams, a City Council member known for advocating police reform, spoke at the press conference.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall|Jacob Siegel|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And they did so with a clear policy agenda, advocating for the needs of an affected community and trying to enact change.Amid Unrest, Afghan Women Push For Role in Peace Process|Molly Raskin|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The measures these women are advocating will pass, Pelosi said.Square Deal, New Deal, and Now, From Hillary Clinton, a “Fair Shot”|Eleanor Clift|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Change.org petition to the British Embassy advocating for attention on the case was shut down, after 516 signatures.
Most faith traditions have lobbies in Washington advocating for their priorities in the public square.Even Conservative Evangelical Support Couldn’t Save Immigration Reform|Jacob Lupfer|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mumps was ambitious, advocating a ship of huge length, made with two full sheets.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
Mr. Alford, in advocating these resolutions, talked about "this awful crisis of our beloved country."John Quincy Adams|John. T. Morse
He was able to make a statement which he hoped would tell much in favour of the cause he was advocating.Henrietta Maria|Henrietta Haynes
This incidental effect on debts and industry becomes the main motive of some citizens in advocating the issue.The Principles of Economics|Frank A. Fetter
Do you mean to tell me that you're advocating marriage by capture?Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore