ad·​vis·​ee | \ əd-ˌvī-ˈzē How to pronounce advisee (audio) \

Definition of advisee

: one who is advised

Examples of advisee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Professor Avita Ronell, a world-renowned professor of German and comparative literature, released a statement on Friday in response to a lawsuit filed against her this week by the former student and advisee, Nimrod Reitman. Stephen R. Groves, Fox News, "Professor says emails were 'gay-coded,' not sex harassment," 17 Aug. 2018 These social workers had 34 students each, far less than the hundreds of advisees that college counselors generally oversee. Lindsay Ellis, Houston Chronicle, "Study: Intense case management creates small boost in Texas community college completion," 27 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of advisee

1797, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for advisee

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“Advisee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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