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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishadvocacyad‧vo‧ca‧cy /ˈædvəkəsi/ AWL noun [uncountable]  SUPPORT A PERSON, GROUP, OR PLANpublic support for a course of action or way of doing things
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advocacyIt was also envisaged that they would play an advocacy and educational role on behalf of dementia sufferers throughout their area.One may hope that this forceful advocacy can remain in most instances persuasive and considered rather than strident.His advocacy of Catholic emancipation courted defeat in 1807.Meanwhile, Hong Kong advocacy groups Tuesday announced plans to fight the proposed changes.Forbes also had the advantage of a simple message: advocacy of a flat tax.But she also attracted the ire of advocacy groups.As with advocacy, this requires clarity of thought and an ability to think quickly, in a politically sensitive environment.
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