Hindi translation of 'advocate'
Word forms: advocates, advocating, advocatedverb /ˈædvəkeɪt ˈऐड्व़केइट्/, noun /ˈædvəkət ˈऐड्व़कअट्/.
2. countable noun
1. transitive verb, countable noun
If you advocate a particular action or plan, or if you are an advocate of it, you support it publicly.[formal]समर्थन करना/समर्थन mn
He advocates fewer government controls on business.advocated by someone advocate reform/legislation/violence openly/strongly/publicly advocate long advocated an advocate of something an advocate of reform/privatization/independence a leading/strong/passionate/staunch advocate a privacy advocate
SIMILAR WORDSsupporter, proponent, advance
2. countable noun
An advocate is a lawyer who speaks in favour of someone or defends them in a court of law.[technical]वकील mnIf you support an idea, a plan or an action, you agree with it and think it is right. You might or might not express your views publicly.
Some ministers have openly supported positive discrimination.If you recommend something, you tell other people that you think it is good or that they should do it. You can recommend something to an individual privately, or you can recommend something more formally, for example, in an official report.
a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet is also recommended by many diabetes expertsIf you advocate something, you strongly agree with it and you express your support publicly.
The centre advocates the use of rehabilitation programmes instead of prison.Condone is usually used in negative constructions to say that you do not support something that is morally wrong.
He stated that he does not condone violence of any kind.Endorse is used especially to talk recommending something or someone in an advertising or political campaign.
The newspaper stopped short of endorsing either candidate.
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Example Sentences Including 'advocate'
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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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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 Hindi