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English Dictionary: advice by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
advice
n
  1. a proposal for an appropriate course of action
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Advice \Ad*vice"\, n. [OE. avis, F. avis; [?] + OF. vis, fr. L.
      visum seemed, seen; really p. p. of videre to see, so that
      vis meant that which has seemed best. See {Vision}, and cf.
      {Avise}, {Advise}.]
      1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be
            followed; counsel.
  
                     We may give advice, but we can not give conduct.
                                                                              --Franklin.
  
      2. Deliberate consideration; knowledge. [Obs.]
  
                     How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus
                     without advice begin to love her?      --Shak.
  
      3. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late
            advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
  
      Note: In commercial language, advice usually means
               information communicated by letter; -- used chiefly in
               reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter
               of advice. --McElrath.
  
      4. (Crim. Law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
            --Wharton.
  
      {Advice boat}, a vessel employed to carry dispatches or to
            reconnoiter; a dispatch boat.
  
      {To take advice}.
            (a) To accept advice.
            (b) To consult with another or others.
  
      Syn: Counsel; suggestion; recommendation; admonition;
               exhortation; information; notice.
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