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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.  
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.  
  (AM)      n-count  
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.  
  (AM)      n-count  
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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Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
someone to whom everybody is turning when they need advice, help
a person you can go to for help, advice or information
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