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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 particular situation: 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)







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advicenoun [U]

uk   /ədˈvaɪs/  us   /ədˈvaɪs/
A2 an opinion that someone offers you about what you should do or how you should act in a particular situation: Steven gave me some good advice. I think I'll take your advice (= do what you suggest) and get the green dress. 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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"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 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.
(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(s), 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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