Definition of advisement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ədˈvaɪzmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ədˈvaɪzmənt//
[uncountable] (North American English, formal)
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  • advice the University Advisement Center
  • Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French avisement, from aviser ‘look at’, based on Latin ad- ‘to’ + visere, frequentative of videre ‘to see’. Idioms
    take something under advisement
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    (formal) to think carefully about something before making a decision about it The judge has taken the matter under advisement.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: advisement