Advocacy vs Precaution - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between advocacy and precaution

is that advocacy is the profession of an advocate while precaution is precaution.

advocacy

English

Noun

(advocacies) (wikipedia advocacy)
  • the profession of an advocate
  • the act of arguing in favour of, or supporting something
  • the practice of supporting someone to make their voice heard
  • precaution

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution.
  • * John Henry Newman
  • The ancient philosophers treasured up their supposed discoveries with miserable precaution .
  • A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success; a precautionary act.
  • to take precautions against risks of accident

    Derived terms

    * precautionary

    See also

    * prevention

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (transitive): To warn or caution beforehand. --.
  • (rare): To take precaution against. --.