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ADVISORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does advisory mean? 

ADVISORY (noun)
  The noun ADVISORY has 1 sense:

1. an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat

  Familiarity information: ADVISORY used as a noun is very rare.


ADVISORY (adjective)
  The adjective ADVISORY has 1 sense:

1. giving advice

  Familiarity information: ADVISORY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ADVISORY (noun)


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Meaning:

An announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

a frost advisory

Hypernyms ("advisory" is a kind of...):

announcement; promulgation (a public statement about something that is happening or going to happen)


ADVISORY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Giving advice

Synonyms:

advisory; consultative; consultatory; consultive

Context examples:

an advisory memorandum / his function was purely consultative

Similar:

informative; informatory (providing or conveying information)


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