abogar por

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to uphold)
a. to advocate
Nuestro partido aboga por una reforma constitucional.Our party advocates constitutional reform.
b. to champion
La Sra. Ramos siempre abogó por la abolición de la pena de muerte.Mrs. Ramos always championed the abolition of the death penalty.
c. to defend
Su artículo aboga por aumentar los impuestos en lugar de recortar el presupuesto.His article defends raising taxes instead of cutting the budget.
d. to stand up for
El senador Vargas abogaba por los derechos de las minorías étnicas.Senator Vargas stood up for the rights of ethnic minorities.
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