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advocatory

[ad-vok-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, ad-vuh-kuh-, ad-vuh-key-tuh-ree] /ædˈvɒk əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈæd və kə-, ˈæd vəˌkeɪ tə ri/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to an advocate or his or her functions.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; advocate + -ory1
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