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Definitions for advisory
ædˈvaɪ zə riad·vi·so·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advisoryadjective

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

    "a frost advisory"

  2. advisory, consultative, consultatory, consultiveadjective

    giving advice

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


  1. advisorynoun

    A warning.

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

  2. advisoryadjective

    Able to give advice.

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

  3. advisoryadjective

    Containing advice; advising.

    The consultant's advisory recommendations were selectively adopted.


  1. advisory

    Advisory refers to the act of providing advice, recommendations or suggestions, typically by an expert or a professional in a particular field. It can also refer to an official announcement or report that gives information or warning about something, usually to help individuals make more informed decisions.

  2. advisory

    An advisory is an official communication or notification that provides recommendations, guidance, or a suggestion on a particular matter or issue, often from an authoritative source. It usually does not have a mandatory or legally-binding effect but is aimed at advising people to make the best decisions or take appropriate actions. Advisories can be applied in many fields such as health, finance, weather, travel, and others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advisoryadjective

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

Editors Contribution

  1. advisory

    A communication to advise.

    The advisory provided proof that we are all safe.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advisory in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advisory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of advisory in a Sentence

  1. Commissioner Adams to the EAC:

    We had the votes to get it done, and we got it done, cleta Mitchell has been a breath of fresh air on the advisory board already. Too often insiders don't hear outside perspectives so I am thrilled that Cleta Mitchell is bringing diverse viewpoints that the advisory board might have not heard before.

  2. Patrizia Cavazzoni:

    After the Advisory Committee provided its feedback, our review and deliberations continued, and we decided that the evidence presented in the Aduhelm application met the standard for Accelerated Approval, we thank the Advisory Committee for its independent review of the data and valuable advice.

  3. William Schaffner:

    An unvaccinated child will be exposed to risk everywhere, but more so in certain circumstances than in others, for example, more so in Colorado than in Mississippi. But I don’t think you’re going to get a recommendation with a capital R from the CDC or the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

  4. Gerry Grimstone:

    He doesn't want to damage the effectiveness of TheCityUK in promoting good governance and doing the right thing so has decided to step aside from chairing our Advisory Council, this is entirely his own decision.

  5. Ashish Jha:

    We expect an FDA decision shortly after the advisory committee meeting, and we look forward to this process playing out, the FDA authorization is not the final step in the process before vaccinations can begin. CDC must also issue its recommendations. If the FDA authorizes the vaccines, the CDC will have its advisory committee meetings and ultimately the CDC director will make her recommendations.

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    a central point or locus of an infection in an organism
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