Definitions for Advocacyˈæd və kə si

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Advocacy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocacy, protagonism(noun)

    active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something

Wiktionary

  1. advocacy(Noun)

    the profession of an advocate

  2. advocacy(Noun)

    the act of arguing in favour of, or supporting something

  3. advocacy(Noun)

    the practice of supporting someone to make their voice heard

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advocacy(noun)

    the act of pleading for or supporting; work of advocating; intercession

  2. Origin: [OF. advocatie, LL. advocatia. See Advocate.]

Freebase

  1. Advocacy

    Advocacy is a political process by an individual or group which aims to influence public-policy and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy can include many activities that a person or organization undertakes including media campaigns, public speaking, commissioning and publishing research or polls or the filing of an amicus brief. Lobbying is a form of advocacy where a direct approach is made to legislators on an issue which plays a significant role in modern politics. Research is beginning to explore how advocacy groups in the U.S. and Canada are using social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Advocacy

    ad′vo-ka-si, n. the function of an advocate: a pleading for: defence. [See Advocate.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Advocacy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Advocacy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Miles:

    You have no basis for that, it's just advocacy.

  2. Puneet Talwar:

    We are looking holistically at defense advocacy.

  3. Paul Roscoe:

    Great clinical care plus a great experience equals patient retention, loyalty and patient advocacy.

  4. Matthew Vadum:

    This shameful ‘suggested language’ campaign is taxpayer-funded political advocacy at its worst.

  5. Simon Chong:

    We feel advocacy marketing is going to be a huge market category, (Influitive) lives by their own home cooking.

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Translations for Advocacy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مناصرة, تَأْييد, الدعوةArabic
  • адвока́тство, защи́та, подкрепа, застъ̀пничествоBulgarian
  • Fürsprache, BefürwortungGerman
  • συνηγορίαGreek
  • apoyo, defensaSpanish
  • kannattaminen, kannatus, asianajoFinnish
  • promotion, mobilisation, barreauFrench
  • pártfogásHungarian
  • アドボカシーJapanese
  • 옹호Korean
  • forsvarNorwegian
  • адвока́тство, адвокату́ра, подде́ржка, засту́пничество, защи́таRussian
  • avukatlıkTurkish
  • 拥护Chinese

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