advisement

noun ad·vise·ment \ əd-ˈvīz-mənt \
Updated on: 13 Apr 2018

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)

Examples of advisement in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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


Law Dictionary

advisement

noun ad·vise·ment \ əd-ˈvīz-mənt \

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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