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advise

verb
 
 
/ədˈvaɪz/
[I or T] to give someone useful information, or to tell them what you think they should do: advise (sb) to do sth Some employment lawyers have advised employers to dismiss staff now, before the limit for compensation is raised.advise (sb) that The experts advised that Mr Dickinson should reduce his exposure to equities.advise (sb) against doing sth I would advise against you taking this job.advise (sb) on sth Lawyers advise on deals and customer law.
[T] to give someone information about something: advise sb of sth The court held that the defendants had failed to advise her of the risk.advise sb that He was advised that he might be required to sometimes work long hours.
(Definition of advise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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