Etymology
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advocacy (n.)

"the act of pleading for, supporting, or recommending," late 14c., from Old French avocacie "profession of an avocat" (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, abstract noun from Latin advocat-, stem of advocare "to call, summon, invite" (see advocate (n.)).

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Definitions of advocacy

advocacy (n.)
active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something;
Synonyms: protagonism
From wordnet.princeton.edu