advisement

noun

ad·​vise·​ment əd-ˈvīz-mənt How to pronounce advisement (audio)
1
: careful consideration : deliberation
take a matter under advisement
2
: the act or process of advising someone (such as a college student)

Examples of advisement in a Sentence

we'll take that matter under advisement and get back to you later
Recent Examples on the Web In a pre-trial interview, Jordan — who will testify against Baldwin in Santa Fe — detailed an encounter on set during which the actor pushed back against safety advisement regarding a horse riding sequence. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 3 July 2024 The case is still active — although his Aug. 1 advisement hearing was vacated, two review hearings for these charges are scheduled for July 18 and Oct. 18. Lauren Penington, The Denver Post, 13 June 2024 Daily reminders, workshops, and one-on-one advisements are all avenues for millions more FAFSA applications being submitted. Marvin Krislov, New York Daily News, 6 Mar. 2024 After hearing from both sides in the case, the three-judge U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals took the arguments under advisement without ruling. Mead Gruver, The Denver Post, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for advisement 

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English avisement "examination, consideration, decision, advice, counsel," borrowed from Anglo-French, from aviser, adviser "to look at, examine, consider, give advice to, inform" + -ment -ment — more at advise

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of advisement was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Advisement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advisement. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

advisement

noun
ad·​vise·​ment əd-ˈvīz-mənt How to pronounce advisement (audio)
: careful consideration
take a matter under advisement

Legal Definition

advisement

noun
ad·​vise·​ment əd-ˈvīz-mənt How to pronounce advisement (audio)
1
: careful consideration : deliberation
take the matter under advisement
2
: the act or process of advising
advisement of the debtor on matters relating to…his debtsJ. H. Williamson
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