Definition of guidance in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌɪd(ə)ns/


[mass noun]
1Advice or information aimed at resolving a problem or difficulty, especially as given by someone in authority: he looked to his father for inspiration and guidance
More example sentences
  • Central government circulars also contain advice and guidance to local authorities.
  • Businesses in each area can go to their home authority for preventive guidance and advice.
  • The teachers at the school have also been very helpful in giving us advice and guidance.
advice, counsel, direction, instruction, teaching, counselling, enlightenment, intelligence, information;
recommendations, suggestions, tips, hints, pointers, guidelines, ideas, facts, data
informal info, gen, dope, the low-down, the inside story
direction, control, leadership, management, supervision, superintendence, government, regulation, orchestration, charge, rule, command;
handling, conduct, running, overseeing
2The directing of the motion or position of something, especially an aircraft, spacecraft, or missile: [as modifier]: a laser guidance system
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  • The newer system uses a much smaller missile with an infrared terminal guidance system.
  • It is thought that some kind of guidance system will have to be devised if a helicopter is tried again.
  • In this chapter, we deal with axon guidance in the central and peripheral nervous system.

Words that rhyme with guidance

abidance, misguidance, subsidence

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