What does advocacy mean?

Definitions for advocacy
ˈæd və kə siad·vo·ca·cy

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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

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of advocacy in a Sentence

  1. The VA:

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is obligated to ensure the confidentiality of its beneficiaries’ and employees’ personal identifying information, employees are expected to act in a manner that is consistent with VA’s core values of Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence. Leadership should take action to ensure the safety of our patients and staff and preserve the integrity of our mission within applicable laws and regulations.

  2. David Weiner:

    They did a very, very exceptionally clever trial design and were able to get to advocacy in a relatively small number of people in very quick time to get through their phase two. And it surprised everybody, quite honestly, in a positive way, how fast theyre able to do that. It took certainly less than a year. an emergency use authorization is not usually used, and that is where you get through early studies and show its safe and youre given permission to start distributing it more widely.

  3. Mary Campbell:

    The stigma of mental illness was just so demoralizing at the time when I was diagnosed that I couldn't come out. I couldn't really seek the treatment I needed. It just took a lot of self-advocacy.

  4. Rand Paul:

    I think his advocacy for regime change around the world is a naive world view. And I think that the world will be a much better place with new advisors to the president and hopefully somebody who's actually listening to what the President says over and over again, that he wants to bring America's longest war to a close.

  5. Judith Smith:

    We are a contemporary dance company. ... We have dancers with and without physical disabilities, our mission is to change the face of dance and disability, and we do it through artistry, engagement and advocacy work.

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Translations for advocacy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مناصرة, تَأْييد, الدعوةArabic
  • адвока́тство, защи́та, подкрепа, застъ̀пничествоBulgarian
  • Fürsprache, Befürwortung, InteressenvertretungGerman
  • συνηγορίαGreek
  • apoyo, defensaSpanish
  • دفاع، طرفداریPersian
  • kannattaminen, kannatus, asianajoFinnish
  • promotion, mobilisation, barreau, plaidoyerFrench
  • pártfogásHungarian
  • סנגורHebrew
  • アドボカシーJapanese
  • ವಕಾಲತ್ತುKannada
  • 옹호Korean
  • patrocínio assequámurLatin
  • forsvarNorwegian
  • beslutningspåvirkningNorwegian
  • адвока́тство, адвокату́ра, подде́ржка, засту́пничество, защи́та, пропагандаRussian
  • forsvarSwedish
  • ஆலோசனைTamil
  • న్యాయవాదTelugu
  • avukatlıkTurkish
  • 拥护Chinese

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