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Advocated is a member of the word family advocate, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the verb Advocated

What does Advocated mean as a doing word?


  1. past of advocate

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Google previewMaternal Desire (2009)

On Children, Love, and the Inner Life by Daphne de Marneffe

The solution generally advocated is a sound one; namely, better work ...

Google previewCopyright Exceptions (2005)

The Digital Impact by Robert Burrell, Allison Coleman

For example, it will be seen in the next chapter that one liberalising measure that is commonly advocated is that the United Kingdom replace its fair dealing provisions with a more general, US-style, fair use defence. Whilst we share the view ...

Google previewMultiple Sclerosis (2013)

Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment by Gary Birnbaum

What should be advocated is that persons with MS eat a healthy, complete diet, one with sufficient variety ...

Google previewAlasdair MacIntyre, George Lindbeck, and the Nature of Tradition (2014)

by David Trenery

The precondition of the type of “convergence ecumenism”10 that lindbeck has advocated is a transdenominational unity that can develop around a common understanding 5. Weigel, “re-viewing Vatican ii,” [interview with lindbeck]. see also ...

Google previewSustainable Marketing of Cultural and Heritage Tourism (2010)

by Deepak Chhabra

Also, being advocated is a crucial need to ...

Google previewThe Pelvis (2014)

Structure, Gender and Society by Enrico Marani, Wijnand F.R.M. Koch

The explanation advocated is that we contain in our brains an image of our whole body or genetically [95] or produced by the dorsal root ganglia [96]. By the sensations of our body, sent to our brains, we adapt the body map. After the removal ...

Google previewRole of teachers in teaching and learning (2005)

by Shalini Wadhwa

In another article published during the same month, this author gave the following as the first of the "planks" of Progressivism: The centre and nub of what is here advocated is that we start with the child as a growing and developing person, ...

Google previewUnlocking Torts (2013)

by Chris Turner

The system advocated is an attempt to avoid the delays and costs of pursuing claims through the courts, although of course it will not prevent a claimant from pursuing a claim in this way. The substance of the proposals is for a 'right of redress' ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

The Puritans thus advocated and adopted a variety of constitutional safeguards against autocracy and abuse within both church and state.

Google previewDictionary of Literary and Dramatic Censorship in Tudor and Stuart England (2001)

by Dorothy Auchter

It advocated the extermination of religious radicals who did not conform to the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Taoism (2013)

2-volume set by Fabrizio Pregadio

advocated cultivation of *qi (life-energy). Generally, the Confucians argued that one should transform society by cultivating moral virtues and urging rulers to do likewise. Early Taoists were more focused on bio-spiritual cultivation, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2002 (2003)

by John R. Vile

Marduke also advocated abolishing the Senate, with its malapportionment, and granting public officials “a life-time ...

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Quotes about Advocated

I do not personally agree with some of the positions that Mr. Gonzales has advocated, but that should come as no surprise, because I do not agree with many of the proposals made by the man who nominated him, President Bush. (Daniel Inouye)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4O1C3A1T1E1D2

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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