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Meaning of “advice” in the English Dictionary

"advice" in British English

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advicenoun [U]

uk   us   /ədˈvaɪs/
A2 an ​opinion that someone ​offers you about what you should do or how you should ​act in a ​particularsituation: Steven gave me some good advice. I ​think I'll takeyour advice (= do what you ​suggest) and get the ​greendress. Can I give you a ​piece of advice? I need some advice on which ​computer to ​buy. [+ to infinitive] My advice is to go by ​train. We went to Paris on Sarah's advice.
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(Definition of advice from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"advice" in American English

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advicenoun [U]

 us   /ədˈvɑɪs, æd-/
an ​opinion that someone ​offers you about what you should do or how you should ​act in a ​particularsituation: She gave me some good advice. I ​think I’ll take ​your advice and go ​home.
(Definition of advice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"advice" in Business English

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advicenoun

uk   us   /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 ​jobmarket.advice about/on sth Speak to an ​independentfinancialadviser for advice on ​personalpensions. Managers were ​asked what one piece of advice they would give to the ​board to ​improve the ​quality of their ​workinglives.give/provide/offer advice He ​offers advice on ​rights when ​buyinggoods or ​services.take/follow/seek advice A recent ​surveyfound that ​privateinvestors are two and a half ​times more likely to ​follow advice in a ​newspapercolumn than from a ​financialadviser.career/technical advice The ​websiteofferscareer advice for ​executives.financial/tax/legal advice The ​firmsoughtindependentlegal advice.
[C or U] LAW a ​formaldocument telling you about a ​legal or ​financialarrangement 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.
(Definition of advice from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “advice”
in Korean 충고…
in Arabic نَصيحة…
in Malaysian pandapat…
in French conseil(s)…
in Russian совет…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意見, 忠告, 勸告…
in Italian consiglio, consigli…
in Turkish öğüt, tavsiye, öneri…
in Polish rada…
in Spanish consejo…
in Vietnamese lời khuyên…
in Portuguese conselho, recomendação…
in Thai คำแนะนำ…
in German der Rat…
in Catalan consell(s)…
in Japanese 助言, アドバイス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意见, 忠告, 劝告…
in Indonesian nasihat…
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