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advised

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adjective ad·vised \əd-ˈvīzd\

Definition of advised

  1. :  thought out :  considered —often used in combination <ill-advised plans>

ad·vis·ed·lyplay \-ˈvī-zəd-lē\ adverb


Examples of advised

  1. <his advised use of the inflammatory term set off a firestorm, just as he had intended>



15th Century

First Known Use of advised

15th century

Rhymes with advised



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