advisement

noun
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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Antonyms

  • short shrift
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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 Last month, under his advisement, Florida became the first state to break from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations that everyone aged 5 and older receive the Covid-19 vaccine. Jen Christensen, CNN, 20 Apr. 2022 Of Monday's moves, Perdomo's advisement would qualify as at least a minimal surprise after leading Milwaukee with a 2-0 record in five appearances (two starts). Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4 Apr. 2022 After hearing Wednesday, federal judge takes the matter under advisement. Jeff Mcdonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Feb. 2022 Judge Natalie Bokota took his plea under advisement. Meredith Colias-pete, chicagotribune.com, 18 Feb. 2022 Circuit Judge Joan Moriarty took the case under advisement. NBC News, 6 Jan. 2022 Circuit Judge Joan Moriarty took the case under advisement. CBS News, 6 Jan. 2022 The odor, which was first reported on Oct. 3, is now expected to linger until the weekend, as residents remain under public health advisement to avoid prolonged outdoor exercise at night and in the early morning. Los Angeles Times, 20 Oct. 2021 Neill said the board sought advisement from Renee Gadar, global artistic director of texture for Aveda, in changing the state's licensing requirements. Nicquel Terry Ellis, CNN, 13 Nov. 2021 See More

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

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advisee

advisement

advise one against

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12 May 2022

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“Advisement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/advisement. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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advisement

noun
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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