advisable

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advise +‎ -able

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advisable (comparative more advisable, superlative most advisable)

  1. (of a course of action) Worthy of being recommended; desirable.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, chapter 19, in Pride and Prejudice:
      Perhaps it will be advisable for me to state my reasons for marrying.
  2. (of a person) Capable of being advised or willing to be advised.

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