advice


advice
ad·vice /əd-'vīs/ n
1: recommendation regarding a decision or course of conduct
he shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treatiesU.S. Constitution art. II
2: an official notice concerning a business transaction

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

advice
I noun advisement, advocacy, communication of knowledge, consilium, counsel, direction, guidance, information, instruction, legal counsel, notice, notification, opinion, prompting, proposal, proposition, recommendation, rede, suggestion, view, warning associated concepts: advice of counsel, privilege foreign phrases:
- Incivile est, nisi tota lege prospecta, una aliqua particula ejus proposita, judicare vel respondere. — Unless the entire law has been examined, it is improper to pass judgment upon a single portion of it
- Nemo ex consilio obligatur. — No one is obligated as a consequence of giving advice
- Simplex commendatio non obligat. — A mere recommendation is not binding
II index admonition, advocacy, charge (statement to the jury), direction (guidance), guidance, help, instruction (direction), monition (warning), recommendation, service (assistance), suggestion, tip (clue)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


advice
n.
Guidance; suggestions; recommendations intended to help someone; the opinions and recommendations given to clients by lawyers.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • advice — ► NOUN 1) guidance or recommendations offered with regard to future action. 2) a formal notice of a sale or other transaction. ORIGIN Old French avis, from Latin ad to + videre to see …   English terms dictionary

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