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adviser

or ad·vi·sor

[ ad-vahy-zer ]
/ ædˈvaɪ zər /
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noun
one who gives advice.
Education. a teacher responsible for advising students on academic matters.
a fortuneteller.
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Origin of adviser

First recorded in 1605–15; advise + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM adviser

ad·vis·er·ship, noun
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How to use adviser in a sentence

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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