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From Old French avis, from the Old French phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from Latin visum, past participle of videre (“to see”). See vision, and confer avise, advise. The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c.
- An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
- We may give advice, but we can not give conduct. — Franklin.
- (obsolete) Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
- How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus without advice begin to love her? — Shakespeare.
- Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; commonly in the plural. In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice.
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- (law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
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- (computing, programming) In aspect-oriented programming, the code whose execution is triggered when a join point is reached.
- counsel, suggestion, recommendation, admonition, exhortation, information, notice
- See also Wikisaurus:advice
opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel
information or notice given
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