Origin of adviser
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Jeb next found himself as an advisor to Barclays, which had picked through the carcass of what was left of Lehman.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?
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In Vietnam, Lewis was advisor to a Vietnamese infantry unit, whose nickname for him was “Captain of Many Kilos.”A West Point MVP Who Never Played a Down
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Akhtar attended the U.S. Army War College in 2008 where he won praise from his advisor, Edward J. Filiberti.Pakistan’s New Top Spy Once Suggested Peace With India
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Yusuf Yerkel, an advisor to Erdogan, was caught on camera as he kicked a demonstrator in Soma.After 100s of Miners Die, Turkey’s Prime Minister Says “This Happens”
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I introduced Hoddy as my confidential secretary and advisor.Lone Star Planet
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What right have I given her to be my advisor, because I go to her husband's church?Miss Mackenzie
The advisor missed it; he was too engrossed in his argument.
The advisor, not much older than Isherwood, shrugged, defeated.
The advisor lifted two fingers to the bartender and shrugged.
- 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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Word Origin and History for advisor
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