1 sb who supports sth
ADJ. ardent, enthusiastic, firm, great, outspoken, powerful, staunch, strong She's a staunch advocate of free trade. | chief, leading, main, principal
PREP. ~ for He is one of the leading advocates for a more modern style of worship. | ~ of an advocate of pacifism
ADJ. defence > Note at PROFESSIONAL(for verbs)
ADV. seriously, strongly Heart specialists strongly advocate low-cholesterol diets.
PHRASES be widely advocated These policies have been widely advocated.