advisory
I. adjective Date: 1778 1. having or exercising power to advise <
an advisory council
>
2. containing or giving advice II. noun (plural -ries) Date: 1936 a report giving information (as on the weather) and often recommending action to be taken

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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