[ ad-vahyz-muh nt ]
/ ædˈvaɪz mənt /
careful deliberation or consideration; consultation: The petition was taken under advisement.
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British Dictionary definitions for advisement
/ (ədˈvaɪzmənt) /
US or archaic consultation; deliberation
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Word Origin and History for advisement
early 14c., avisement "examination, inspection, observation," from Old French avisement "consideration, reflection," from aviser (see advise). Meaning "advice, counsel" is from c.1400, as is that of "consultation, conference."
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