ad·​vise·​ment | \ əd-ˈvīz-mənt How to pronounce advisement (audio) \

Definition of advisement

1 : careful consideration : deliberation take a matter under advisement
2 : the act or process of advising someone (such as a college student)

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Examples of advisement in a Sentence

we'll take that matter under advisement and get back to you later
Recent Examples on the Web Others in the college advisement business have more stringent standards. Chris Quintana, USA TODAY, "This Harvard grad has made millions on U.S. college admissions for international students," 9 Dec. 2019 Under New York State law, a judge can determine — usually under the advisement of mental health experts — that a person who has symptoms of mental illness is fit to stand trial as long the person understands the charges and court proceedings. New York Times, "Princeton Graduate Killed Father Over Allowance. He Got 30 Years to Life.," 27 Sep. 2019 Judge Donato will take these arguments under advisement and offer a ruling in the near future. Michael Mccann,, "Reasons Why USWNT, U.S. Soccer Oppose Hope Solo's Presence at Their Mediation," 29 July 2019 He is scheduled for an advisement hearing on Wednesday in Pueblo. Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post, "Former Cherry Creek HS football standout arrested in Pueblo in domestic violence assault case," 16 July 2019 Mariah Hayes, who attended Branford Hall’s Albany, New York, campus in 2016, said she was told by staff in the advisement center that medical assistants started at $14 or more an hour, or about $28,000 annually. NBC News, "'They just saw me as a dollar sign': How some certificate schools profit from vulnerable students," 11 July 2019 Council members told them they would take their request under advisement. Anthony Clark Carpio,, "Burbank Girl Scout receives National Gold Award nomination," 13 June 2019 Diane von Furstenberg, however, doesn’t need to look far for her own under-30 advisement. Steff Yotka, Vogue, "Talita von Furstenberg Joins the Family Business With Her New Brand, TVF for DVF," 23 Apr. 2019 In this instance, the TSA officer provided advisements during the pat-down and was extremely polite. Janine Puhak, Fox News, "TSA searches 96-year-old woman in wheelchair in viral video, sparking outrage," 9 June 2018

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First Known Use of advisement

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for advisement

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

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20 Dec 2019

Cite this Entry

“Advisement.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 17 January 2020.

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ad·​vise·​ment | \ əd-ˈvīz-mənt How to pronounce advisement (audio) \

Legal Definition of advisement

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 debts— J. H. Williamson

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