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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Advocation \Ad`vo*ca"tion\, n. [L. advocatio: cf. OF. avocation. See Advowson.] 1. The act of advocating or pleading; plea; advocacy. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] The holy Jesus . . . sits in heaven in a perpetual advocation for us. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Advowson. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The donations or advocations of church livings. --Sanderson. [1913 Webster] 3. (Scots Law) The process of removing a cause from an inferior court to the supreme court. --Bell. [1913 Webster]

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