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

  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.]

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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. Charles Krauthammer:

    This is a way to win a battle with Congress, and they knew that this was not something you’re supposed to do. That’s why there was no paper trail or request, that is, I think, a violation of the power of the executive, fearing with legitimate activities and interactions of the Congress and also of pro-advocates who would and should expect with the private communications on behalf of political advocacy is something that the government ought not listen to, listen in on and abuse and that was done.

  2. Troy Vincent:

    This historic workshop is aimed at training the next generation of athletes who wish to use sport as a powerful platform for advocacy, our partnership is designed to equip athletes as influencers and community leaders with the mechanics to develop their advocacy platform.

  3. Lee Merritt:

    We realize that conviction is a long road ahead and it will require our continued advocacy on behalf of Antwon.

  4. Chris Saeger:

    Under my ethics agreement with the Agency, I will have no involvement with Energy Fuels International for two years, directly following the 2016 election, I voluntarily stopped any advocacy activity with EPA under the anticipation that I might be considered for a position at the Agency.

  5. Paul Roscoe:

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

Images & Illustrations of advocacy

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Translations for advocacy

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  • 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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