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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 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 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 previewThe Managerial Leadership Bible (2015)

Learning the Strategic, Organizational, and Tactical Skills Everyone Needs Today by Jeffrey Magee

advocates is an image of team and player equality ...

Google previewDesigning E-Government:On the Crossroads of Technological Innovation and Institutional Change (2001)

by C. Prins

Leaving the latter aside in this discussion - although it is far from a negligible question - the mantra intoned by all except perhaps the civil libertarians and privacy advocates is that a 'balance' must be struck between the two competing sets of ...

Google previewHandbook of Human Resource Development (2014)

by Neal F. Chalofsky

Regarding the characteristics of mentoring, a widely shared view among its advocates is that they tend to endorse formal programs; that is, given the perceived need to develop and maintain relationships in the organization, a formal ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2015)

by Eric E. Bouhassira

Antislavery advocates existed long before the Civil War, as did individuals who spoke for the rights of women. A strong voting rights movement has existed from the 19th century to this day, in which American organizations work to protect and ...

Google previewThe cyclopedic dictionary of law (1901)

by Walter A. Shumaker, George Foster Longsdorf

Advocates, like counsellors, have the exclusive privilege ...

Google previewDictionary of Economics (2006)

by S.N. Chand

" ZERO ECONOMIC GROWTH Advocates of ZEG believe that in about fifty years or less, ...

Google previewInternational Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (2003)

by Peter Hunt

The main advocates of reader—response criticism acknowledge the complementary importance of text and reader. They attend both to the form and language of poem or story, and to the putative reader constructed there, acknowledging, ...

Google previewFreud's World: An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times (2012)

An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times by Luis A. Cordón

Little known and sometimes regarded as a fringe therapy, outside the mainstream of general practice, bibliotherapy is generally endorsed by its advocates as an adjunct approach rather than as a replacement for better- established treatments.

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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 ...

Quotes about Advocates

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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