adjective ad·vi·so·ry \əd-ˈvīz-rē, -ˈvī-zə-\

: having the power or right to make suggestions about what should be done : able to give advice

Full Definition of ADVISORY

:  having or exercising power to advise <an advisory council>
:  containing or giving advice

Examples of ADVISORY

  1. He attended a meeting of the advisory committee.
  2. She is acting in an advisory role in the administration.

First Known Use of ADVISORY


Rhymes with ADVISORY



: a report that gives information or a warning about something

plural advisories

Full Definition of ADVISORY

:  a report giving information (as on the weather) and often recommending action to be taken

Examples of ADVISORY

  1. We heard a weather advisory saying that heavy rains are expected tonight.

First Known Use of ADVISORY


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adjective ad·vi·so·ry \əd-ˈvī-zə-rē, -ˈvīz-rē\

Definition of ADVISORY for Kids

:  having the power or right to advise <an advisory committee>


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