To aid the cause of by approving or favoring
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Be an advocate of her privacy, not her identification.
When you have visited a place, you will find it harder to advocate its destruction.
In 1789 he was an advocate at the parlement of Normandy.
Abraham Lincoln hated slavery and became an advocate of abolitionism.
Dissatisfied with ecclesiastical life, Genovesi resigned his post, and qualified as an advocate at Rome.