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advocating

verb
present participle of advocate

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to promote the interests or cause of
  • environmentalists advocating agricultural methods designed to slow the destruction of rain forests

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“Advocating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/advocating. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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