In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1defensa femininepropugnación feminine formaladvocacy of sth/sb — defensa de algo/algn
- His advocacy of public-private partnerships has also been a leitmotif of his Treasury years.
- Nevertheless, it highlights the dangers of naive advocacy of urban consolidation as a panacea.
- This is a woman of some strange but fiercely-held opinions, who is zealous in her advocacy of animal rights.
- His bullish and untiring advocacy of the Government and its policies may not be to everyone's taste.
- The government wanted an unclassified document on which it could draw in its advocacy of its policy.
- I am not in favour of the State getting involved in advocacy of this sort, Minister.
- The guy has become rich and famous through public advocacy of an unhealthy lifestyle.
- Civic awareness can take a number of forms, from advocacy of a democratic constitution to worker education.
- One key element in this regard involved the movement's advocacy of Arab unity.
- I had not realized that advocacy of human nature was still so politically incorrect.
- His advocacy of a Popular Front saw him expelled from the party in 1939.
- Nor should we forget his long-standing advocacy of studying material culture.
- This story notably does not mention any advocacy of involuntary organ donation.
- It promised ruthless pragmatism about means, but has become dogmatic in its advocacy of the private sector.
- He also pointed to his advocacy of democracy and the end of the regime there.
- There is indeed scope for persuasion and advocacy of tolerance, and much has changed in this respect.
- After the return of the students, he continued his advocacy of reforms.
- His advocacy of free market principles has had a significant impact on governments and people across the globe.
- Wearing another hat, he is also well known in these columns for his advocacy of the death penalty.
- He is outspoken in advocacy of the death penalty, an issue over which I have respectfully jousted with him twice.
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