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noun 
  1. An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
We may give , but we can not give conduct. — Franklin
  1. (obsolete): Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
How shall I dote on her with more advice, That thus without begin to love her? w:Shakespeare, Shakespeare
  1. Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural. In commercial language, advice usually means information communicated by letter; -- used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange; as, a letter of advice. McElrath?.
  2. (context, Criminal Law) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act. Wharton.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: raad , advies
  • French: conseil
  • German: Rat (1)
  • Italian: consiglio
  • Spanish: consejo (1)
Etymology: avis, avis; + vis, from visum seemed, seen; really past participle of videre to see, so that vis meant that which has seemed best. See vision, and confer avise, advise.


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