or ad·vi·sor

[ ad-vahy-zer ]
/ ædˈvaɪ zər /


one who gives advice.
Education. a teacher responsible for advising students on academic matters.
a fortuneteller.

Origin of adviser

First recorded in 1605–15; advise + -er1

Related forms

ad·vis·er·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for adviser



/ (ədˈvaɪzə) /


a person who advises
education a person responsible for advising students on academic matters, career guidance, etc
British education a subject specialist who advises heads of schools on current teaching methods and facilities
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