German translation of 'advocate'
1. (= upholder)
[of cause etc] Befürworter m (Befürworterin) f
2. (especially Scottish) (law) (Rechts)anwalt m/-anwältin f
[ˈædvəkeɪt ]transitive verb
[plan etc] befürworten
what course of action would you advocate? welche Maßnahmen würden Sie empfehlen?
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It was clear that they already felt she was an advocate of the `prisoners'.INSIDERS (2002)
I could become a champion of adverbs, an advocate of adjectives.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
`I have to tell you that the court will appoint a public advocate to represent your son, should he persist in this foolishness.DESPERADOES (2002)
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'advocate' in Other Languages
British English: advocate VERB
If you advocate a particular action or plan, you recommend it publicly.
He is a conservative who advocates fewer government controls on business.
British English: advocate NOUN
An advocate of a particular action or plan is someone who recommends it publicly.
He was a strong advocate of free market policies and a multi-party system.
Translation of advocate from the Collins English to German Dictionary