avocat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. French avocat>

Noun[edit]

avocat (plural avocats)

  1. An advocate, a lawyer

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.vɔ.ka/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin advocātus. Compare the past participle avoué.

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocats, feminine avocate)

  1. (law) lawyer; attorney

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish avocado.[1]

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocats)

  1. avocado
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References[edit]

  1. ^ avocat” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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Ladin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin advocatus.

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocac)

  1. lawyer, solicitor
  2. advocate

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

āvocat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of āvocō

Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin advocātus (advocate).

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocats)

  1. (Jersey) advocate
  2. (Jersey, law) barrister
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French avocat, from Spanish aguacate, from Nahuatl āhuacatl. Influenced by confusion with Spanish abogado (lawyer).

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocats)

  1. (Jersey) avocado
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Occitan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin advocatus.

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocats)

  1. lawyer, attorney

Etymology 2[edit]

From Spanish avocado.

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocats)

  1. avocado

Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin advocātus (advocate).

Noun[edit]

avocat m

  1. lawyer

Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avocat, Latin advocatus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

avocat m (plural avocați, feminine equivalent avocată)

  1. (law) lawyer, attorney, barrister

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