advisory

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
ad•vi•so•ry /ædˈvaɪzəri/USA pronunciation   adj., n., pl.  -ries. 
adj. 
  1. giving or containing advice:an advisory letter to shareholders.
  2. having the power or duty to advise: an advisory council.

n. [countable]
  1. a report on existing or predicted conditions, often with advice for dealing with them:an investor's advisory.
  2. an announcement or bulletin that serves to advise and usually warn the public, such as of some potential hazard:a storm advisory.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
ad•vi•so•ry  (ad vīzə rē),USA pronunciation adj., n., pl.  -ries. 
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. 
  1. a report on existing or predicted conditions, often with advice for dealing with them:an investment advisory.
  2. an announcement or bulletin that serves to advise and usually warn the public, as of some potential hazard:a health advisory; a travelers' advisory.
  3. Meteorologyan announcement from the U.S. National Weather Service to keep the public informed about the progress of a potentially dangerous weather condition:hurricane advisory; tornado advisory.Cf. warning (def. 3), watch (def. 23).
ad•viso•ri•ly, adv. 
  • advise + -ory1 1770–80


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

advisory /ədˈvaɪzərɪ/ adj
  1. giving advice; empowered to make recommendations: an advisory body
n ( pl -ries)
  1. a statement issued to give advice, recommendations, or a warning: a travel advisory
  2. a person or organization with an advisory function: the Prime Minister's media advisory



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