advocation

[ad-vuh-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
Scots Law. the action of a superior court in calling before itself or reviewing an action originally brought before an inferior court.
2.
Obsolete.
b.
the act of summoning.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin advocātiōn-, stem of advocātiō; see advocate, -ion

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advocation (ˌædvəˈkeɪʃən)
 
n
Scots law, papal law the transfer to itself by a superior court of an action pending in a lower court

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Throughout his papers advocation of such causes as extreme populism, socialism, and even anarchy can be found.
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