Definition of adviso



  1. 1 obsolete :  advice 4

  2. 2 obsolete :  advice 3

  3. 3 obsolete :  dispatch boat

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Origin and Etymology of adviso

modification (influenced by English advice) of Spanish aviso, back-formation from avisar to advise, inform, from French aviser — more at advise

First Known Use: 1591

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a brief usually trivial fact

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