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advocation (s) (noun), advocations (pl)
1. A transaction whereby someone pleads the cause of another person in a court of law: Jane’s advocation in support of her friend who was convicted of trespassing was respected by the judge and the whole jury.
2. What someone does for amusement, or for relaxation, away from his or her regular job; a hobby: A group of teachers whose avocations were the playing of musical instruments decided to form a small orchestra.