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  • noun Plural form of advocation.

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Examples

  • These advocations and determinations are compelling and imbued with overwhelming conviction from an aging McNamara.

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  • Item, that the said abbot hath granted leases of farms and advocations first to one man, and took his fine, and also hath granted the same lease to another man for more money; and then would make to the last taker a lease or writing, with an antedate of the first lease, which hath bred great dissension among gentlemen

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  • Item, that the said abbot hath granted leases of farms and advocations first to one man, and took his fine, and also hath granted the same lease to another man for more money; and then would make to the last taker a lease or writing, with an antedate of the first lease, which hath bred great dissension among gentlemen -- as

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  • Had Mr. Adams been so restrained, Congress would have lost the benefit of his bold and impressive advocations of the rights of Revolution.

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  • In their status as the Constitutional Court, the 11 grand justices issued Interpretation 644 which immediately struck down Articles 2 and 53 of the Civic Association Law which, respectively, banned civic associations from "advocating communism or division of the national territory" and mandated vetting of new civic organizations and prohibited the registration of any that had such advocations on the proper grounds that such restrictions violated the guarantee of the right of free speech in Article 14 of the Republic of China Constitution.

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  • Prudish, I’m sure, but as HIV/AIDS savages whole communities, social services are cut to the bone, and some body has to pick up the check, we can no longer afford pretty advocations for the devil.

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  • It’s just that his advocations really are anti-capitalist, even though he *hates* communists.

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  • Pulton, and Dymock, with their rights in the county of Gloucester, and the house and manor of Rochilburgh in the county of Somerset, belonging to the same; and all advocations, presentations, &c., of the said parishes at any time appurtenant to the said monastery, "subject to the yearly payment of 1 pound 8s. 2d.

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