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advisory

adjective ad·vi·so·ry \ əd-ˈvīz-rē , -ˈvī-zə- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of advisory

1 :having or exercising power to advise
  • an advisory council
2 :containing or giving advice

Examples of advisory in a Sentence

  1. He attended a meeting of the advisory committee.

  2. She is acting in an advisory role in the administration.

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Origin and Etymology of advisory


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advisory

noun

Definition of advisory

plural advisories
:a report giving information (as on the weather) and often recommending action to be taken

Examples of advisory in a Sentence

  1. We heard a weather advisory saying that heavy rains are expected tonight.

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Origin and Etymology of advisory

derivative of 1advisory

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ADVISORY Defined for English Language Learners

advisory

adjective

Definition of advisory for English Language Learners

  • : having the power or right to make suggestions about what should be done : able to give advice


advisory

noun

Definition of advisory for English Language Learners

  • : a report that gives information or a warning about something


ADVISORY Defined for Kids

advisory

adjective ad·vi·so·ry \ əd-ˈvī-zə-rē , -ˈvīz-rē \

Definition of advisory for Students

:having the power or right to advise
  • an advisory committee

Law Dictionary

advisory

adjective ad·vi·so·ry \ əd-ˈvī-zə-rē \

legal Definition of advisory

1 :having or exercising power to advise
  • an advisory committee
2 :containing or giving advice
  • an advisory verdict


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