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Labor advocates say they’ve long heard whispers about child labor, but whenever they try to dig deeper, nobody wants to talk.

Some advocates who aren’t fond of Faulconer’s proposed contract terms applauded the move.

In Bronzaft’s work as an advocate for New York citizens, she’s dealt with all sorts of noise complaints.

Her decade-long project documenting the bonds between Samburu people and wildlife in northern Kenya reverses this oversight, telling the story of how Samburu people became advocates for wild animals and their habitat.

Amazon -owned Ring devices have long been under scrutiny of privacy advocates.

Then French obstetricians advocated that the method would reduce pain and create a birthing environment free of stress.

He said he had found it repulsive, because to him it had advocated Islamic militancy.

Press releases show it briefly advocated against a prevailing wage for education projects in 2009 before falling off the radar.

One set of officials advocated for a campaign to decimate ISIS in both countries by striking ISIS targets across Syria.

Julian Suvalescu, professor of practical ethics at Oxford, has advocated a position he calls “procreative beneficence.”

The collectivist state advocated by the socialist of to-day has scarcely anything in common with the communism of the middle ages.

The insurgent chief advocated an aggressive war, and in the same month it was decided to send more American troops to Manila.

Such "Socialistic" principles as these were the ones he advocated, not only by word but by his whole noble life.

He was one of those patriots who most warmly advocated the declaration of independence in congress, and was an able statesman.

Thus, the dignity of the great plantation houses constructed during this period is attributed to the style advocated by Jefferson.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to advocated, such as: approved, assisted, endorsed, favored, aided, and bankrolled.

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