advisement

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noun ad·vise·ment \əd-ˈvīz-mənt\

Definition of advisement

  1. 1 :  careful consideration :  deliberation take a matter under advisement

  2. 2 :  the act or process of advising someone (such as a college student)

Examples of advisement in a Sentence

  1. we'll take that matter under advisement and get back to you later

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First Known Use of advisement

15th century


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advisement

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noun ad·vise·ment \əd-ˈvīz-mənt\

Legal Definition of advisement

  1. 1 :  careful consideration :  deliberation take the matter under advisement

  2. 2 :  the act or process of advising advisement of the debtor on matters relating to…his debts — J. H. Williamson





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