Definition of advocacy
: the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal : the act or process of advocating (see 2advocate) something known for his advocacy of gay rights
Recent Examples of advocacy from the web
Under Obama, the U.S. has worked closely with J Street, an Israel advocacy group sharply critical of Netanyahu.
Alisha is one of five activists with Trans Action, an advocacy group for transgender rights, who have been attacked there in recent months.
But celebs and local advocacy groups aren't the only ones who have taken notice and offense to this law.
The penetration of social media into the ceremony came through in other ways as well—particularly in the element of activism and advocacy that marked many of the events on the broadcast.
Kierán Suckling, the executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental advocacy group in Tucson, Ariz., said Tuesday during a rally at the refuge.
Those defying the new edicts could face arrest, and that’s prompted criticism from advocacy groups like Coalition for the Homeless, who say the new policy amounts to a criminalization of homelessness.
On the face of it, there seems to be little gained from another attempt to garner support for a court which, following more than 20 years of advocacy, has not yet materialised.
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Origin and Etymology of advocacy
First Known Use: 14th century
Legal Definition of advocacy
1 : the profession or work of an advocate
2 : the action of advocating, pleading for, or supporting a cause or proposal a consequence of his moving advocacy — W. O. Douglas
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