Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of advocating; a pleading for; plea; apology.
  • noun 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Archaic The act of advocating or pleading; plea; advocacy.
  • noun obsolete Advowson.
  • noun (Scots Law) The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic The act of advocating or pleading.

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Examples

  • 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."

    The Rebel Yell

  • 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."

    The Rebel Yell

  • 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."

    The Rebel Yell

  • 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."

    The Rebel Yell

  • 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."

    The Rebel Yell

  • 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."

    The Rebel Yell

  • Nobody is advocation Euthanasia for black children.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities

  • Nobody is advocation Euthanasia for black children.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities

  • Chris Travers says: fatfox: His point (2) is that the advocation of genocide is, in any case, an example of what free speech means.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Could Students Be Suspended for “Beat the Jew” Game

  • 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.

    Kit Freak « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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