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advisable

[ ad-vahy-zuh-buhl ]
/ ædˈvaɪ zə bəl /
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adjective

proper to be suggested or recommended; desirable or wise, as a course of action: Is it advisable for me to write to him?
open to or desirous of advice.

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Origin of advisable

First recorded in 1640–50; advise + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for advisable

advisable
/ (ədˈvaɪzəbəl) /

adjective

worthy of recommendation; prudent; sensible

Derived forms of advisable

advisably, adverbadvisability or advisableness, noun
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