1 admonition, caution, counsel, guidance, help, injunction, opinion, recommendation, suggestion, view
2 information, instruction, intelligence, notice, notification, warning, word
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1 n-uncount If you give someone advice, you tell them what you think they should do in a particular situation.
oft N on/about n/wh/-ing
Don't be afraid to ask for advice about ordering the meal..., Your community officer can give you advice on how to prevent crime in your area..., Take my advice and stay away from him!..., Most foreign nationals have now left the country on the advice of their governments.
2 If you take advice or take legal advice, you ask a lawyer for his or her professional opinion on a situation. FORMAL
take advice phrase V inflects We are taking advice on legal steps to recover the money...
advice column ( advice columns plural ) In a newspaper or magazine, the advice column contains letters from readers about their personal problems, and advice on what to do about them.
in BRIT, use agony column
advice columnist ( advice columnists plural ) An advice columnist is a person who writes a column in a newspaper or magazine in which they reply to readers who have written to them for advice on their personal problems.
in BRIT, use agony aunt
advice line ( advice lines plural ) An advice line is a service that you can telephone in order to get advice about something. n-count
For help on crime prevention, call our 24-hour advice line.
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