Hindi translation of 'advocate'
Word forms: advocates, advocating, advocatedverb /ˈædvəkeɪt ˈऐड्व़केइट्/, noun /ˈædvəkət ˈऐड्व़कअट्/.
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
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]
If 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.
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.
Some ministers have openly supported positive discrimination.
If you advocate something, you strongly agree with it and you express your support publicly.
a high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet is also recommended by many diabetes experts
Condone is usually used in negative constructions to say that you do not support something that is morally wrong.
The centre advocates the use of rehabilitation programmes instead of prison.
Endorse is used especially to talk recommending something or someone in an advertising or political campaign.
He stated that he does not condone violence of any kind.
The newspaper stopped short of endorsing either candidate.
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Example Sentences Including 'advocate'
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
`I'm playing the devil's advocate , C. W.," Kolchinsky replied softly then threw the cigarette into the water.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
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Translation of advocate from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary