In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(supporter, defender)defensor masculinedefensora feminineadvocate of sth — defensor de algo
- ‘Anyone who has been through one of these races is a huge advocate of campaign finance reform,’ he said.
- Bono has been the most consistent advocate of this policy of ‘national reconciliation.’
- He is a strong advocate of a policy that he describes as ‘capitalism with a human face’.
- He's been a leader in election law reforms the past two sessions and an advocate of consumer privacy protection.
- In general, I am a strong advocate of environmental protection and saving rare animal species.
- He was a prime advocate of arguments supporting the holding of terrorism suspects without access to courts.
- And he's an enthusiastic advocate of online technology.
- Rather, I am a fierce advocate of basing American foreign policy on democratic principles.
- Others championed him as an advocate of free speech.
- I think he is a worthy advocate of the policy and he is also a worthy adversary for the press.
- He accepted that Hitler was an advocate of this policy.
- To begin with, I'm an advocate of very healthy fiscal policies.
- We know for sure that the First Minister is not a long-term advocate of the policy.
- Earlier, I talked with the Senator, a longtime advocate of education reform.
- Then again, I'm not as much of an advocate of that particular policy as I'd like to be.
- And when the US ignores that fact, it damages our own credibility as a global advocate of democratic reform.
- A member of the Party and a former commerce minister, he is considered an advocate of free-market policies.
- He is also an advocate of strong financial support for graduate students and their research.
- He was a staunch advocate of tariffs and protectionism.
- A staunch advocate of the policy, he created it as a model institution designed to teach both academic and industrial subjects.
(in Scot)abogado defensor masculineabogada defensora feminine
- Both counsels, advocate for the State and for the defence, will resume argument today.
- Your Honours, at common law there is absolute privilege for what is said in court by an advocate.
- The advocates contended that their clients were unaware of the attempts to evict them because they were not notified.
- The State advocates and legal aid counsel who were expected to arrive last weekend have not yet arrived.
- That may or may not say something about English pleaders, English advocates, and English jurors.
- The persons who appear and do counsel work, either in drawing pleadings or appearing in court as an advocate.
- Like all lawyers, they are required to act as officers of the court as well as advocates.
- The High Court has 350 advocates on the Bar, only 15% are black.
- Many juvenile court advocates harshly criticized how the police handled young offenders.
- Replying to a question by the advocate, he said he had not seen his client firing the rifle.
1(idea/course of action) recomendar(idea/course of action) abogar por(course of action/idea) propugnar formalto advocate -ing — recomendar + inf
- We have also had one of the major political parties advocating franchise rights for prisoners in HM prisons.
- Exuding confidence and advocating a positive outlook, he has no harsh words for anyone.
- How were your safe pest control methods received by the public when you first started advocating it?
- So all the president is doing is advocating a law that would harm his opponents and not him.
- Would the member please withdraw the comment he made about advocating separatism.
- On web sites, people have been advocating violent confrontation with the police.
- Nevertheless, he is advocating a fine balance between free trade and trade restriction.
- He was a realist, a pragmatist who saw little sense in advocating all-out attack if there were no players to execute it.
- Yet I am not advocating a crass rationalism in which reverence, empathy and love have no place.
- Lafontaine has recently come close to publicly advocating a grand coalition.
- Simply running an ad advocating a position on a law has gotten them into a criminal court.
- They have advocated reduction of the role of government and public investment.
- Now is anybody suggesting for one moment the business sector would not be able to in fact advocate on its behalf?
- He advocated overseas colonization and supported the South in the American Civil War.
- I'm not advocating laziness or saying we should stop caring about achieving our goals.
- So it's not advocating acting like monsters, its saying they have no alternative.
- Nashville's radio stations were deluged with angry callers advocating a boycott of the group's albums.
- He advocated a wider hunt for candidates which he said should lead to more of a meritocracy.
- He has often publicly advocated a life ban for those athletes who test positive.
- He is is advocating the liberalizing of access to capital for potential businesspersons.
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