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Advocate vs. Jurist — What's the Difference?

Advocate vs. Jurist — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Advocate and Jurist

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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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Jurist

A jurist is a person with expert knowledge of law; someone who analyses and comments on law. This person is usually a specialist legal scholar—not necessarily with a formal qualification in law or a legal practitioner, although in the United States the term "jurist" may be applied to a judge.
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Advocate

To speak, plead, or argue in favor of
Advocate a vegan diet.
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Jurist

One who has thorough knowledge and experience of law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar.
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Advocate

Usage Problem To act as an advocate
Advocated for her patients.
Advocated for more stringent crime laws.
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Jurist

(law) An expert of law or someone who researches jurisprudence.
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Advocate

One that argues for a cause; a supporter or defender
An advocate of civil rights.
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Jurist

A judge.
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Advocate

One that pleads in another's behalf; an intercessor
Advocates for abused children and spouses.
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Jurist

One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law, such as a judge, lawyer, or legal scholar; a writer on civil and international law.
It has ever been the method of public jurists to draw a great part of the analogies on which they form the law of nations from the principles of law which prevail in civil community.
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Advocate

A lawyer.
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Jurist

A legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
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Advocate

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

A public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
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Advocate

Anyone who argues the case of another; an intercessor.
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Advocate

A person who speaks in support of something, or someone.
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Advocate

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.
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Advocate

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

(transitive) To encourage support for something.
I like trees, but I do not advocate living in them.
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Advocate

To engage in advocacy.
We have been advocating for changes in immigration law.
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Advocate

To appeal from an inferior court to the Court of Session.
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Advocate

To call a case before itself for decision.
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Advocate

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

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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Advocate

Christ, considered as an intercessor.
We have an Advocate with the Father.
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Advocate

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.
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Advocate

To act as advocate.
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Advocate

A person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
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Advocate

A lawyer who pleads cases in court
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Advocate

Push for something;
The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
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Advocate

Speak, plead, or argue in favour of;
The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house
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