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advocate (ad-vŏ-kăt) n. (in health care) a practitioner, usually a nurse, who utilizes this role to promote and safeguard the wellbeing and interests of his or her patients or clients by ensuring they are aware of their rights and have access to information to make informed decisions. Advocacy in health care is an integral part of professional practice.
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ad·vo·cate • n. / ˈadvəkit/ a person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy: he was an untiring advocate of economic reform. ∎  a person who pleads on someone else's behalf. ∎  a pleader in a court of law; a lawyer. • v. / -ˌkāt/ [tr.] publicly recommend or support: they advocated adherence to Islam. DERIVATIVES: ad·vo·ca·tion / ˌadvəˈkāshən/ n. ad·vo·ca·tor / -ˌkātər/ n.

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ADVOCATE

To support or defend by argument; to recommend publicly. An individual who presents or argues another's case; one who gives legal advice and pleads the cause of another before a court or tribunal; a counselor. A person admitted to thepractice of lawwho advises clients of their legal rights and argues their cases in court.

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advocate

advocate ME a(d)vocat — (O)F. avocat — L. advocātus, sb. use of pp. of advocāre call in as witness or counsellor, f. AD- + vocāre call. The form with ad- is due to latinization.
So advocate vb. XVII.

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advocate

advocate: see attorney.

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