adviser

or ad·vi·sor

[ ad-vahy-zer ]
/ ædˈvaɪ zər /

noun

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

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of adviser

First recorded in 1605–15; advise + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM adviser

ad·vis·er·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for adviser

adviser

advisor

/ (ədˈvaɪzə) /

noun

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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