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English definition of “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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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