advocacy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English advocacie, advocacye, advocatye, from Middle French advocacie, advocatie, avocacie and Medieval Latin advocātia; equivalent to advocate +‎ -acy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈæd.və.kə.si/
  • (file)
  • (Philippine) IPA(key): /æd.ˈvoʊ.kə.si/

Noun[edit]

advocacy (countable and uncountable, plural advocacies)

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  1. The profession of an advocate.
  2. The act of arguing in favour of, or supporting someone or something.
  3. The practice of supporting someone to make their voice heard.

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Translations[edit]

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English advocacy. First attested in 1997.

Noun[edit]

advocacy f (uncountable)

  1. advocacy