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synonyms for advocating

  • back
  • campaign for
  • defend
  • encourage
  • favor
  • further
  • justify
  • press for
  • promote
  • propose
  • push
  • recommend
  • support
  • tout
  • uphold
  • urge
  • advance
  • advise
  • bless
  • bolster
  • boost
  • champion
  • countenance
  • plug
  • side
  • vindicate
  • argue for
  • be in corner
  • brace up
  • build up
  • get on bandwagon
  • give a leg up
  • give a lift
  • go for
  • go to bat for
  • go with
  • hold with
  • plead for
  • plump for
  • ride shotgun for
  • root for
  • run interference for
  • say so
  • speak for
  • spread around
  • stump for
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antonyms for advocating

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  • block
  • conceal
  • condemn
  • deny
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hide
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • reject
  • decrease
  • halt
  • prevent
  • undermine
  • assail
  • attack
  • criticize
  • impugn
  • protest
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The District has so far managed to avoid a second spike in cases at nursing homes, a feat that industry advocates attribute in large part to regular, government-funded testing for all employees, industry advocates say.
MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA NURSING HOMES BATTLE EXPLOSIVE COVID-19 OUTBREAKS — AGAINREBECCA TAN, RACHEL CHASONNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Disabilities advocates say putting children in seclusion rooms is inhumane and causes lasting trauma, though some school officials say they need the option to educate students with significant behavioral challenges.
NATIONAL BAN ON SCHOOL USE OF SECLUSION AND RESTRAINT OF STUDENTS INTRODUCED IN CONGRESSBY JODI S. COHEN, PROPUBLICA AND JENNIFER SMITH RICHARDS, CHICAGO TRIBUNENOVEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
Akilah Richards, host of the podcast, “Fare of the Free Child,” and leading advocate in the self-directed education movement, said something on an episode that shook the ground for me.
DISTANCE LEARNING WAS A DISASTER. SO I DECIDED TO TEACH MY DAUGHTER MYSELF.TRACEY LEWIS-GIGGETTSNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As many betting and prediction market advocates claim, the value of using betting odds to predict political outcomes stems from the fact that “odds are based on people placing real money on an actual prediction,” US-Bookies notes.
BETTING MARKETS CALLED THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION MORE ACCURATELY THAN POLLSREYMASHAYEKHINOVEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
“In order to solve this problem, we need structural change, we need policy change,” said Andrea Downing, a security researcher and privacy rights advocate who started a nonprofit for supporting online health communities called the Light Collective.
WHY IT’S EASY TO HATE FACEBOOK BUT HARD TO LEAVEHEATHER KELLYNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Department officials say staff members routinely meet with community organizations and labor advocates who have more trusting relationships with vulnerable workers to learn whether other systemic issues are occurring but aren’t being reported.
INSIDE THE LIVES OF IMMIGRANT TEENS WORKING DANGEROUS NIGHT SHIFTS IN SUBURBAN FACTORIESBY MELISSA SANCHEZNOVEMBER 19, 2020PROPUBLICA
For weeks, as coronavirus cases climbed, advocates pushed for a reduction in the detention population.
MD. GOVERNOR SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER TO ALLOW EARLY RELEASE FOR PRISONERS TO SLOW THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUSOVETTA WIGGINSNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The panel will include Ting, as well as Director of the HRC Foundation’s Health and Aging Program Tari Hanneman, the film’s director Tania Cypriano, and other advocates featured in the film.
TRANS AWARENESS WEEK GOES VIRTUALPARKER PURIFOYNOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Issuing a proposal also requires the SEC to seek public comment and investor advocates would be expected to flood the agency with letters backing Clayton’s plan.
THE U.S. IS PUSHING AHEAD WITH ITS THREAT TO DELIST CHINESE COMPANIESCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERNOVEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
The awards for Service to the Self-Advocacy Movement will go to Outreach Director for Green Mountain Self-Advocates Max Barrows and a disability advocate and performing artist Teighlor McGee.
AUTISTIC SELF ADVOCACY NETWORK GALA GOES VIRTUALPARKER PURIFOYNOVEMBER 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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