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advice

noun
 
 
/ədˈvaɪs/
[U] an opinion that someone gives you about what you should do or how you should behave in a particular situation: advice about sth Some of them give really helpful advice about the job market.advice about/on sth Speak to an independent financial adviser for advice on personal pensions. Managers were asked what one piece of advice they would give to the board to improve the quality of their working lives.give/provide/offer advice He offers advice on rights when buying goods or services.take/follow/seek advice A recent survey found that private investors are two and a half times more likely to follow advice in a newspaper column than from a financial adviser.career/technical advice The website offers career advice for executives.financial/tax/legal advice The firm sought independent legal advice.
[C or U] LAW a formal document telling you about a legal or financial arrangement you have been involved in: advice of sale/dispatch/delivery The new owner was worried after receiving advice of sale from the vendor's lawyer. → See also credit advice, letter of advice, remittance advice
(Definition of advice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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