Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of advocating; a pleading for; plea; apology.
- n. In Scots law, a form of process, now obsolete, the object of which was to remove a cause from an inferior to the supreme court for review or continuance.
GNU Webster's 1913
“Osborn's comments do not contribute academically to this discussion in any way, rather they attack Wilde and her so-called advocation of "destroying a child's life.”
“Holding the bible to be “the Word of God, without error” given all the advocation of rape and genocide within it is professionally compromising, to say the least.”
“Nobody is advocation Euthanasia for black children.”
“Chris Travers says: fatfox: His point (2) is that the advocation of genocide is, in any case, an example of what free speech means.”
“His point (2) is that the advocation of genocide is, in any case, an example of what free speech means.”
“David S: The previous David makes two distinct points: (1) that this particular case did not involve advocation of genocide.”
“Where is the advocation against food inspection, drug regulation, public schools, healthcare, Medicare, and the civil rights act?”
“Unions provide an invaluable service to teachers by protecting their personal investment in their profession – securing against unfair workloads, proper resource allocation, standardized evaluation, dispute arbitration, and general advocation.”
“Lastly, note that there was * never* an explicit advocation of violence or * any* change in the status quo.”
“Your existence revolves around the advocation of massive tax increases.”
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