advocate
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advocate(
ahd
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vuh
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kiht
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ahd
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keyt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supporter)
a. el defensor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la defensora
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I consider myself an advocate for the rights of animals.Me considero un defensor de los derechos de los animales.
2. (legal) (United Kingdom)
a. el abogado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la abogada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The defendant requested a new advocate before the appeal.El acusado pidió un nuevo abogado antes de la apelación.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to promote)
a. abogar por
This organization advocates for children's rights worldwide.Esta organización aboga por los derechos de los niños mundialmente.
b. propugnar
The teachers went on strike to advocate for fair pay.Los maestros fueron a la huelga para propugnar la remuneración justa.
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advocate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. el abogado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la abogado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the Lord Advocateel fiscal general
2. (of cause, doctrine)
a. el defensor(ora)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la defensor(ora)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (policy, plan)
a. abogar por, defender
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advocate
transitive verb
[ˈædvəkeɪt] (be in favour of) abogar por; ser partidario de
what do you advocate? ¿qué nos aconsejas?; I advocate doing nothing yo recomiendo no hacer nada
noun
[ˈædvəkɪt] defensoradefensora (m) (f);a defensora partidarioapartidaria (m) (f);a partidaria (Scot) (Jur) abogadoaabogada (m) (f);a abogada
note See culture box in entry lawyer.note See culture box in entry QC.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
advocar
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advocar(
ahd
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boh
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kahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to advocate
Muchos parlamentarios advocan un cambio radical en la política presupuestaria.Many members of parliament advocate a radical change in budget policy.
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