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advocatory

[ ad-vok-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, ad-vuh-kuh-, ad-vuh-key-tuh-ree ]
/ ædˈvɒk əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈæd və kə-, ˈæd vəˌkeɪ tə ri /
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adjective

of or relating to an advocate or his or her functions.

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Origin of advocatory

First recorded in 1860–65; advocate + -ory1
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