advisory


advisory
I. advisory ad‧vis‧o‧ry 1 [ədˈvaɪzəri] adjective
existing to give advice or having the purpose of giving advice:

• He is a member of Franklin's investment advisory board.

• She resigned as president, but will continue in an advisory capacity.

  [m0] II. advisory advisory 2 noun [countable]
a warning sent out by a government department, a company, or an official organization:

• Microsoft has issued an advisory, warning users of a security flaw in one of its operating systems.

• The Michigan Department of Community Health released an advisory against eating wild turkey meat.

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advisory UK US /ədˈvaɪzəri/ adjective
relating to giving advice: an advisory board/panel/committee »

They've set up a scientific advisory board to select big projects to tackle.

an advisory group/committee »

The recommendations follow those issued by the advisory committee.

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He confirmed that he would be staying in an advisory capacity but not in his current role of chief executive.

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The company is expanding its financial advisory service.

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advisory UK US /ədˈvaɪzəri/ noun [C]
an official announcement or warning: »

This advisory contains information about which versions of the software are vulnerable.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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