Definition of advisement in English:

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Pronunciation: /ədˈvʌɪzmənt/


[mass noun] archaic or North American
1Careful consideration.
Example sentences
  • We are constantly seeking ways to create a full developmental program, beginning with assessment and advisement.
  • Nonetheless, meaness filtered out, the input is taken into advisement.
  • Then the FDA will take that into advisement and make a decision sometimes in the near future.
1.1Advice or counsel.
Example sentences
  • As a word of advisement to travellers: in Wawa, refrain from riding the Big Goose.
  • He is active in student advisement with 75-100 advisees.
  • That same enthusiasm and respect is what prompted two of his current students to seek his advisement.


take something under advisement

North American Reserve judgement while considering something.
Example sentences
  • We took this under advisement, and then went anyway.
  • He takes under advisement the opinions of legal scholars.
  • Otherwise, they can just use the boards to deflect criticism and take their suggestions under perpetual advisement.


Middle English: from Old French avisement, from aviser 'look at' (see advise).

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