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Advocate vs. Benefactor

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Advocatenoun

Someone whose job is to speak for someone's case in a court of law; a counsel.

Benefactornoun

Somebody who gives a gift, often money to a charity.

Advocatenoun

Anyone who argues the case of another; an intercessor.

Benefactornoun

One who confers a benefit or benefits.

Advocatenoun

A person who speaks in support of something.

Benefactornoun

a person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)

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Advocatenoun

A person who supports others to make their voices heard, or ideally for them to speak up for themselves.

‘''Since she started working with her advocate, she has become much more confident.’;

Advocateverb

(transitive) To plead in favour of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.

Advocateverb

(transitive) To encourage support for something.

‘I like trees, but I do not advocate living in them.’;

Advocateverb

To engage in advocacy.

‘We have been advocating for changes in immigration law.’;

Advocatenoun

One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor.

Advocatenoun

One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth.

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Advocatenoun

Christ, considered as an intercessor.

‘We have an Advocate with the Father.’;

Advocateverb

To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.

‘To advocate the cause of thy client.’; ‘This is the only thing distinct and sensible, that has been advocated.’; ‘Eminent orators were engaged to advocate his cause.’;

Advocateverb

To act as advocate.

Advocatenoun

a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

Advocatenoun

a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Advocateverb

push for something;

‘The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day’;

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Advocateverb

speak, plead, or argue in favour of;

‘The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house’;

Advocate

An advocate is a professional in the field of law. Different countries' legal systems use the term with somewhat differing meanings.

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