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advise

verb
 
 
/ədˈvaɪz/
SUGGEST [I, T] B1 to make a suggestion about what you think someone should do or how they should do something: [+ to do sth] His doctor advised him to take time off work. They advise the government on environmental matters. The government is advising against travelling in the area. [+ that] They're advising that children be kept out of the sun altogether.Giving advice
GIVE INFORMATION [T] formal to give someone official information about something: They were advised of their rights.Announcing, informing and stating
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