advocate advocate  /ˈæd və kət/


  1. (n) a lawyer who pleads cases in court
  2. (v) push for something
  3. (n) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  4. (v) speak, plead, or argue in favor of


  1. Bono's Mission The world's biggest rock star is also Africa's biggest advocate.
  2. But some Republicans have taken issue with her legislative approach, deriding her as an unyielding advocate of environmentalists and labor groups.
  3. An advocate of a woman's right to choose and a supporter of Roe v.


  1. Advocate Children's Hospital Ranked Among Nation's Best

    For the third consecutive year, Advocate Children's Hospital has been listed among the nation's 50 top pediatric hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Children's ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Advocate Lutheran General details ER, operating room expansion plans in Park Ridge

    Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge has started to seek state approval to expand its emergency department and operating rooms. An application was recently filed with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board, which has scheduled an Aug. 13 hearing to consider the hospital’s request to add additional treatment and observation stations within the emergency room/trauma ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Park Ridge Herald-Advocate

  3. Advocate Health Care President and CEO Honored by B'nai B'rith

    B'nai B'rith announced today that it is recognizing Jim Skogsbergh, Advocate Health Care president and CEO, as the recipient of its 2013 National Healthcare Award. B'nai B'rith, an international humanitarian, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "I want to make a clear distinction between my views as an advocate and any views that I might have as a judge," she said, adding that preparing for a case as solicitor general is different from preparing for a case as a judge.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Deseret News

  2. "I just want to respond to some of the statements and suggestions that have been made leading up to this hearing, and even during it, that it is irresponsible or demonstrates a lack of leadership to advocate withdrawing troops from Iraq in a...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Times

  3. Murtha "understood the misery of war," Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey, a Wisconsin Democrat, said in a statement. "Every person who serves in the military has lost an advocate and a good friend today."
    on Feb 8, 2010 By: David Obey Source: BusinessWeek

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