Adviser
Adviser \Ad*vis"er\, n. One who advises. [1913 Webster]

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  • adviser — ad‧vis‧er [ədˈvaɪzə ǁ ər] also advisor noun [countable] JOBS an expert who gives information to someone so that they are able to make a good decision ˌindependent fiˌnancial adˈviser abbreviation IFA …   Financial and business terms

  • adviser — Adviser, Animaduertere, Aspicere, Considerare, Deliberare, Consultare, Apud se reputare, Circunspectare, Dispicere, Semble que ce soit comme viser à quelque chose, Animum intendere et considerare attentius. Toutesfois aucuns escrivent Aviser,… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • adviser — Adviser. v. act. Advertir. Il vous trompera, je vous en advise. c est le premier qui m en a advisé. Il vieillit. On dit proverbialement, Qu un fou avise bien un sage, Pour faire entendre qu il faut écouter les advis de quelque part qu ils… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • adviser — adviser, advisor Both forms occur with equal frequency throughout the English speaking world, despite impressions that er is predominantly BrE and or AmE. In the OEC, the er form is roughly twice as common as the or form across all the varieties… …   Modern English usage

  • adviser — index accessory, accomplice, advocate (counselor), arbiter, counsel, counselor, esquire, informant …   Law dictionary

  • adviser — (n.) 1610s, agent noun from ADVISE (Cf. advise) (v.). Meaning military person sent to help a government or army in a foreign country is recorded from 1915. Alternative form, Latinate advisor, is perhaps a back formation from ADVISORY (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • adviser — / advisor [n] person who recommends, teaches, or otherwise helps aide, attorney, authority, backseat driver*, buttinski*, clubhouse lawyer*, coach, confidant, consultant, counsel, counselor, director, doctor, Dutch uncle*, expert, friend, guide,… …   New thesaurus

  • adviser — (also advisor) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ chief, principal, senior, special, top ▪ the government s chief economic adviser ▪ close …   Collocations dictionary

  • adviser — n. also: advisor 1) an economic; financial; legal; political; senior; spiritual; technical adviser 2) an adviser on; to (an adviser on foreign affairs; an adviser to the president) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • adviser */*/ — UK [ədˈvaɪzə(r)] / US [ədˈvaɪzər] noun [countable] Word forms adviser : singular adviser plural advisers someone whose job is to give advice on subjects they know a lot about, for example politics or financial matters the Prime Minister s… …   English dictionary

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