- advisory ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having the power to make recommendations but not to enforce them.
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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 … Law dictionary
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
advisory — (adj.) 1778; see ADVISE (Cf. advise) + ORY (Cf. ory). The noun meaning weather warning is from 1931 … Etymology dictionary
advisory — [adj] able, authorized to recommend advising, consultative, consultive, counseling, helping, recommending; concept 537 … New thesaurus
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
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
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… … Universalium
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
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 … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
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