Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb, noun

Definitions: (verb) If you advocate something, you recommend it. (noun) An advocate is someone who recommends something.

Examples: (verb) Many groups advocate the rights of women in developing countries to have an education. (verb) We wish for freedom, but cannot advocate the use of violence. (noun) She is a strong advocate for children’s right to education.

Synonyms: nouns: supporter, campaigner, defender. verbs: support, campaign for, defend.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 C

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