Definition of advice in English:
- They were giving it out to customers as well as offering advice on the benefits of tap water over bottled water.
- There are too many powerful men who truly believe that the Waltons offer dandy advice on life and morals.
- Every week, it seems, women are offered ever more expert advice on how to manipulate their men.
- Suppliers of medical services also have immediate access to their remittance advices which results in a paperless environment.
- Cheques and remittance advices were raised mostly in alphabetical order, as per the purchase ledger.
- We quote below a message which will represent your first advices in connection with this incident.
- Last evening a gentleman arrived here from Providence, by whom we are favour'd with the following, fresh advices from the northern army.
- From this deplorable apathy Cortes was roused by fresh advices urging his presence in Mexico.
- A few days before the arrival of the news of peace, he received private advices from the Continent which led him to anticipate it.
Middle English: from Old French avis, based on Latin ad 'to' + visum, past participle of videre 'to see'. The original sense was 'way of looking at something, judgement', hence later 'an opinion given'.
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