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Definition of Advocacy

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defense; advocation; support, endorsement
Advocacy Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The act of pleading for or supporting; work of advocating; intercession.
  
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advocacy
\ad"vo*ca*cy\ (&?;), n. [of. advocatie, ll. advocatia. see advocate.] the act of pleading for or supporting; work of advocating; intercession.


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The act of pleading a cause.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. active support; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something
(hypernym) support
(hyponym) drumbeat
(derivation) preach, advocate
Advocacy Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Advocacy is a political process by an individual or group which aims to influence public-policy and resource allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions. Advocacy can include many activities that a person or organization undertakes including media campaigns, public speaking, commissioning and publishing research or polls or the filing of an amicus brief. Lobbying (often by lobby groups) is a form of advocacy where a direct approach is made to legislators on an issue which plays a significant role in modern politics. Research is beginning to explore how advocacy groups in the U.S. and Canada are using social media to facilitate civic engagement and collective action.

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Advocacy Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Law Dictionary
The active taking up of a legal cause; the art of persuasion. A legaladvocate is a lawyer.