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Advocates 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.


"Advocates" is a book by David Pannick, Baron Pannick.


  1. Advocates a.k.a. Advocate: An advocate is a type of professional person in several different legal systems. These include Scotland, Belgium, South Africa, India, Scandinavian jurisdictions, Israel, Brazil and the British Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. The broad equivalent in many English law-based jurisdictions is a barrister, public defender, district attorney or prosecutor.
    • also known as Peguambela, वकील, Puolestapuhuja
  2. Advocates is a prose piece by Franz Kafka, probably written in 1922, but not published until 1936, affter Kafka's death. It is a monologue describing the difficulty and the necessity of finding advocates, or people to speak for the narrator.

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Google previewComplementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention (2006)

Foundations and Evidence-Based Interventions by Marc S. Micozzi, MD. PhD

The entry requirements for new therapies are very high, and a concern of CAM advocates is that these requirements are higher for CAM approaches than for conventional innovations. This has focused attention on the methods used to ...

Google previewThe Bitcoin Big Bang (2014)

How Alternative Currencies Are About to Change the World by Brian Kelly

The good news for digital currency advocates is that any type of regulation will be an implicit nod of legitimacy. With the swipe of a pen these agencies have the ability to declare digital currencies illegal, but a set of rules means the asset class ...

Google previewGood Pastors, Bad Pastors (2014)

Pentecostal Ministerial Ethics in Ghana by Dela Quampah

advocates is a most demanding requirement, involving immense capacity for self-sacrifice and a very high view of the value of other human beings.91 Generally, Situationism is acclaimed for ...

Google previewFoundations of Educational Technology (2013)

Integrative Approaches and Interdisciplinary Perspectives by J. Michael Spector

The underlying promise that has been made over the years by many educational technology advocates is that simply adopting a particular technology and integrating Technology Defining Technology.

Google previewLawyers' Ethics and the Pursuit of Social Justice (2005)

A Critical Reader by Susan D. Carle

The second reason that Foucault's picture of power is so important to progressive advocates is that it has opened up new possibilities in the political practice of relatively disempowered groups. The conventional theory of power reveals a ...

Google previewHealth Care at Risk (2007)

A Critique of the Consumer-Driven Movement by Timothy Jost

fact seldom mentioned by CDHC advocates is that we have tried CDHC before. From the beginning (and indeed until the middle of the twentieth century) there was only consumer-directed health care in the United States. Health insurance has ...

Google previewCareer Discovery Encyclopedia (2009)

by Ferguson

Health advocates, also known as patient representatives and patient advocates, work with patients to resolve issues ranging from getting insurance coverage to dealing with complaints about the medical staff to explaining a doctor's treatment ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Advocates, Matricvlar, were the advocates of the mother or cathedral churches. Advocates, Military, were appointed for the defence of the church, rather by arms and authority than by pleading and eloquence. These were introduced in the ...

Google previewA Franz Kafka Encyclopedia (2005)

by Richard T. Gray

"Fiirsprecher" ("Advocates"). Short first- person narrative most likely written between February 1920 and February 1921. The untitled manuscript is found in the notebook that the editors of the Kritische Ausgabe (Critical Edition) call the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration (2006)

by Fenwick W. English

Advocates promoting right-wing or conservative education policies and practices include think tanks, interest groups, business associations, news organizations, foundations, and politicians. Right-wing, conservative advocates are well ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Although they acknowledge that dangers still exist, requiring special sanitary precautions, advocates of raw milk want access to it as a matter of choice. Some advocates make health claims for raw milk, and others merely wish to drink it for ...

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EDF | Disability Advocates Project | Sign language

Translation: The aim of this project which was run between 2004-2006 was to train disability activists and advocates in the EU so that they are better able to take ...

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A good novel is one that shows the complexity of individuals, and creates enough space for all these characters to have a voice; in this way a novel is called democratic — not that it advocates democracy but that by nature it is so. (Azar Nafisi)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4O1C3A1T1E1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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