What does ADVOCACY mean?

ADVOCACY meaning in General Dictionary

The act of pleading for or supporting work of advocating intercession

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  • energetic support of a thought or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for one thing
  • The act of pleading for or encouraging; work of advocating; intercession.

ADVOCACY meaning in Law Dictionary

The active assistance of a concern or the espousement of a set cause.


ADVOCACY meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from Latin advocatus (see supporter (letter.)).


ADVOCACY meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The work of pleading for or promoting; work of advocating; intercession.


Sentence Examples with the word ADVOCACY

In 1637 he emigrated to America, and from 1638 until 1641 was an associate pastor at Plymouth, where, however, his advocacy of the baptism of infants by immersion caused dissatisfaction.

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