Abogar in english
abogar = contend ; defend.Example: The author contends that it is possible to view the search conducted with the aid of a series of menus as having strong similarities with the search through the hierarchy of a enumerative classification scheme.Example: A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
» abogar por = argue + in favour of ; plead for ; champion ; push in + the direction of .Example: Despite the present financial straits of developing countries, she argues in favour of long-term plan for the acquisition of relevant rare book material. Example: I would plead for more standardization, not less, because I think whatever we do is going to be imperfect. Example: In particular he championed free photoduplication of library materials as a natural extension of library services to patrons at a distance. Example: In recent decades, government and military officials alike have pushed increasingly in the direction of bloodless wars, where confrontations are undertaken - and ultimately won - with minimum loss of human life.