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abogar (Verb) "to plead"

13th cent. From Latin advocare "to summon." From ad- "toward" (see a-) and vocare "to call." Vocare is a verb derived from vox "voice" (see voz).

Romance: Western Vulgar Latin: Asturian abogar, Portuguese advogar, Catalan advocar, French avouer, Italian avvocare