noun. conversing or performing on the part of a person or mass of people to support their liberties or illustrate their perspective.

ADVOCACY: "Therapists or other professional individuals often assume roles of advocacy when testifying on a child's behalf during the trial of a child abuse case."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ADVOCACY," in, April 7, 2013, (accessed November 24, 2017).