The definition of advocacy is the act of speaking on the behalf of or in support of another person, place, or thing.(noun)
An example of an advocacy is a non-profit organization that works to help women of domestic abuse who feel too afraid to speak for themselves.
See advocacy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr advocacie < ML advocatia < L advocatus: see advocate
See advocacy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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