Definitions for Advisoryædˈvaɪ zə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ad•vi•so•ryædˈvaɪ zə ri(adj.; n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. (adj.)giving or containing advice:

    an advisory letter to shareholders.

  2. having the power or duty to advise:

    an advisory council.

  3. (n.)a report on existing or predicted conditions, often with advice for dealing with them:

    an investor's advisory.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. an announcement or bulletin that serves to advise and usu. warn the public, as of some potential hazard.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advisory(adj)

    an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat

    "a frost advisory"

  2. advisory, consultative, consultatory, consultive(adj)

    giving advice

    "an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative"


  1. advisory(Noun)

    A warning.

    The Coast Guard issued a small craft advisory, warning little boats to watch out for bad weather.

  2. advisory(Adjective)

    Able to give advice.

    The advisory committee could only offer advice, but since that was almost always accepted they had real power.

  3. advisory(Adjective)

    Containing advice; advising.

    The consultant's advisory recommendations were selectively adopted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advisory(adj)

    having power to advise; containing advice; as, an advisory council; their opinion is merely advisory

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Advisory' in Adjectives Frequency: #715

Translations for Advisory

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


giving advice

an advisory leaflet; He acted in an advisory capacity.

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