Synonyms for advocacy

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-vuh-kuh-see
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæd və kə si

Top 10 synonyms for advocacy Other synonyms for the word advocacy

Définition of advocacy

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from Latin advocatus (see advocate (n.)).
  • noun support for an idea or cause
Example sentences :
  • His advocacy of the Popish question was one of his romances.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844 » by Various
  • The way to ensure my advocacy will certainly not be by attacking an old and dear friend!
  • Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever
  • "There was a kind of selfishness in my advocacy, Knight," said he, smiling.
  • Extract from : « The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • The proposition met with able advocacy and also with some warm opposition.
  • Extract from : « A Book for All Readers » by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
  • They were venerable and good men, ready at any moment to lay down their lives in advocacy of the Christian faith.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago » by John S. C. Abbott
  • The adhesion of Richelieu and the advocacy of Chapelain insured their triumph.
  • Extract from : « A History of French Literature » by Edward Dowden
  • But his advocacy of the workers' rights was never demagogic nor partial.
  • Extract from : « Theodore Roosevelt and His Times » by Harold Howland
  • He was actively concerned in the advocacy of woman suffrage.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 » by Various
  • I told you the advocacy of heresies was dangerous; I have no comfort for you.
  • Extract from : « A Spoil of Office » by Hamlin Garland
  • He failed of reelection in 1831 because of his advocacy of reform.
  • Extract from : « A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II) » by Augustus De Morgan

Antonyms for advocacy

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