Meaning of “adviser” in the English Dictionary

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"adviser" in British English

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advisernoun [ C ]

also advisor uk /ədˈvaɪ.zər/ us /ədˈvaɪ.zɚ/

C1 someone whose job is to give advice about a subject:

She is the party's main economic adviser.
a financial adviser

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  • An independent adviser has been brought in to conciliate between the two sides involved in the conflict.
  • He resigned from a high-profile job as economic adviser to the prime minister.
  • She works as a special adviser to the president.
  • I waited so long for my turn to see the careers adviser that I missed my train.
  • An outside adviser has been brought in to arbitrate the dispute between the management and the union.

(Definition of “adviser” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adviser" in Business English

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advisernoun [ C ]

also advisor uk /ədˈvaɪzər/ us

someone whose job is to give advice about something, for example, to a company or government:

adviser to sb/sth He has remained active in politics and is now a top adviser to the government.
economic/financial adviser He served as international economic adviser in the White House.
mortgage/financial/policy etc. adviser A mortgage adviser will be able to look at rates for you.

(Definition of “adviser” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)