Example sentences for: advocated

How can you use “advocated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Preaching that suffering came from the pursuit of personal desire, Buddha had advocated the Middle Way of the Eightfold Path: right views, right resolve, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right recollection, and right meditation.

  • Some have recently advocated a three-pronged approach to future financial and performance reporting.

  • Writers such as Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg, as well as the poets that hung round Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s City Lights Bookstore, advocated a free and unstructured style of writing, exemplified by Jack Kerouac’s cult novel On the Road.

  • The New York Times front is a campaign manager's dream: The lead is Al Gore's vow yesterday that if elected president, he would ban offshore drilling for gas and oil along both the California and Florida coasts (the Clinton administration policy is a mere moratorium), and nearby is a reefer reporting that Bill Bradley yesterday advocated attacking child poverty by raising the minimum wage, increasing child-care spending, and providing working parents with various tax benefits.

  • Helping to Prevent Fraud and Abuse in Medicare: GAO had long advocated increased funding specifically for activities to prevent fraud and abuse in the Medicare program.


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