advocation

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin advocātiō. Doublet of advowson.

Noun[edit]

advocation (countable and uncountable, plural advocations)

  1. (archaic) Advocacy; the act of advocating or pleading.
  2. (Britain, law) The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church.
  3. (Scotland, law) The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court.

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