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advocate

US [ˈædvəkət]
UK ['ædvəkət]
  • v.提倡;拥护;支持
  • n.拥护者;支持者;辩护律师;提倡者
  • Web主张;倡导;辩护者
Plural Form:advocates  Present Participle:advocating  Past Tense:advocated  
advocate
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v.
1.
拥护;支持;提倡to support sth publicly
The group does not advocate the use of violence.
该团体不支持使用暴力。
Many experts advocate rewarding your child for good behaviour.
很多专家主张对小孩的良好表现加以奖励。
The report advocated that all buildings be fitted with smoke detectors.
报告主张所有的建筑物都应安装烟雾报警器。
The report advocated that all buildings should be fitted with smoke detectors.
报告主张所有的建筑物都应安装烟雾报警器。
n.
1.
拥护者;支持者;提倡者a person who supports or speaks in favour of sb or of a public plan or action
an advocate for hospital workers
医院工作人员的支持者
a staunch advocate of free speech
言论自由的坚定拥护者
2.
辩护律师;出庭辩护人a person who defends sb in court
3.
(苏格兰)出庭律师,辩护律师,大律师(in Scotland) a lawyer who has the right to argue cases in higher courts

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