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advertent

[ ad-vur-tnt ]
/ ædˈvɜr tnt /
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adjective
attentive; heedful.
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Origin of advertent

1665–75; <Latin advertent- (stem of advertēns, present participle of advertere), equivalent to ad-ad- + vert- turn + -ent--ent

OTHER WORDS FROM advertent

ad·vert·ent·ly, adverb
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