well-advised
adjective Date: 14th century 1. acting with wisdom, wise counsel, or proper deliberation ; prudent 2. resulting from, based on, or showing careful deliberation or wise counsel <
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  • well-advised — well ad vised adj you would be well advised to do sth used when you are strongly advising someone to do something that will help them avoid trouble ▪ You would be well advised to accept his offer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • well-advised — index cognizant, discreet, discriminating (judicious), juridical, politic, prudent, reasonable ( …   Law dictionary

  • well advised — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ sensible; wise …   English terms dictionary

  • well-advised — [wel΄əd vīzd′] adj. showing or resulting from careful consideration or sound advice; wise; prudent …   English World dictionary

  • well advised — ▶ adjective WISE, prudent, sensible. * * * ˌwell adˈvised [well advised] adjective not before noun well advised (to do sth) acting in the most sensible way • You would be …   Useful english dictionary

  • well advised — also well advised ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to inf If someone says that you would be well advised to do a particular thing, they are advising you to do it. Moderates believe the party would be well advised to talk to the government. Syn: wise Ant:… …   English dictionary

  • well-advised — UK [ˌwel ədˈvaɪzd] / US adjective sensible and following good advice A well advised landlord is hardly likely to agree to this clause. someone would be well advised to do something (= they would be sensible if they did it): Parents of young… …   English dictionary

  • well-advised — /wel euhd vuyzd /, adj. 1. acting with caution, care, or wisdom: They would be well advised to sell the stock now. 2. based on or showing wise consideration: There was a well advised delay in carrying out her plan. [1350 1400; ME well avysed] * * …   Universalium

  • well-advised — adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel a well advised delay in carrying out the plan • Syn: ↑advised • Ant: ↑ill advised • Similar to: ↑considered • See …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-advised — adjective you would be well advised to do sth used when you are strongly advising someone to do something that will help them avoid trouble: You would be well advised to accept this settlement rather than go to court …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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