advisory

  • 1 advisory — ad·vi·so·ry /əd vī zə rē/ adj 1: having or exercising power to advise an advisory committee 2: containing or giving advice an advisory verdict Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 2 Advisory — Ad*vi so*ry, a. Having power to advise; containing advice; as, an advisory council; their opinion is merely advisory. [1913 Webster] The General Association has a general advisory superintendence over all the ministers and churches. Trumbull.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 advisory — (adj.) 1778; see ADVISE (Cf. advise) + ORY (Cf. ory). The noun meaning weather warning is from 1931 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 advisory — [adj] able, authorized to recommend advising, consultative, consultive, counseling, helping, recommending; concept 537 …

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  • 5 advisory — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having the power to make recommendations but not to enforce them …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 advisory — [ad vī′zə rē, ədvī′zə rē] adj. 1. advising or given the power to advise 2. relating to, or containing, advice n. pl. advisories a report or warning, esp. one issued by the National Weather Service about weather conditions …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 advisory — ▪ I. advisory ad‧vis‧o‧ry 1 [ədˈvaɪzəri] adjective existing to give advice or having the purpose of giving advice: • He is a member of Franklin s investment advisory board. • She resigned as president, but will continue in an advisory capacity.   …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 advisory — advisorily, adv. /ad vuy zeuh ree/, adj., n., pl. advisories. adj. 1. of, giving, or containing advice: an advisory letter from a stockbroker. 2. having the power or duty to advise: an advisory council. n. 3. a report on existing or predicted… …

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  • 9 advisory — ad|vi|so|ry [ədˈvaızəri] adj having the purpose of giving advice advisory committee/body ▪ the Environmental Protection Advisory Committee advisory role/capacity ▪ He was employed in a purely advisory role …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 advisory — ad|vi|so|ry1 [ əd vaız(ə)ri ] adjective * for the purpose of giving advice: an advisory board/committee/panel She acted in an advisory role. advisory ad|vi|so|ry 2 [ əd vaız(ə)ri ] noun count AMERICAN an official warning: a travel advisory …

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  • 11 advisory — [[t]ædva͟ɪzəri[/t]] advisories 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n An advisory group regularly gives suggestions and help to people or organizations, especially about a particular subject or area of activity. [FORMAL] ...members of the advisory committee on the… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 advisory — adjective having the purpose of giving advice: advisory committee/body: the Environmental Protection Advisory Committee | advisory role/capacity: employed in a purely advisory role …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 advisory — I UK [ədˈvaɪz(ə)rɪ] / US adjective * for the purpose of giving advice an advisory board/committee/panel She acted in an advisory role. II UK [ədˈvaɪz(ə)rɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms advisory : singular advisory plural advisories American… …

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  • 14 advisory — 1. adjective a) Able to give advice. The advisory committee could only offer advice, but since that was almost always accepted they had real power. b) Containing advice; advising. The consultants advisory recommendations were selectively adopted …

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  • 15 advisory — ad•vi•so•ry [[t]ædˈvaɪ zə ri[/t]] adj. n. pl. ries 1) giving or containing advice: an advisory letter to shareholders[/ex] 2) having the power or duty to advise: an advisory council[/ex] 3) cvb a report on existing or predicted conditions, often… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 advisory — adj. advisory to * * * [əd vaɪz(ə)rɪ] advisory to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 advisory — adj. & n. adj. 1 giving advice; constituted to give advice (an advisory body). 2 consisting in giving advice. n. (pl. ies) US an advisory statement, esp. a bulletin about bad weather …

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  • 18 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 …

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  • 19 advisory — adj. Advisory is used with these nouns: ↑board, ↑body, ↑capacity, ↑committee, ↑council, ↑panel, ↑role, ↑service …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 advisory — adjective she agreed to serve in an advisory role Syn: consultative, advising Ant: executive …

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