- advising or given the power to advise
- relating to, or containing, advice
An example of an advisory committee is when a city wants to know the environmental impact of putting a campground in on the lake, so they hire a group of people to look into the pros/cons and make a report.
An example of an advisory is the report written when a committee looks into the possibility of building a new playground in an impoverished neighborhood, and based on the information gathered they detail their findings and recommendations.
(comparative more advisory, superlative most advisory)
advisor + -y
A document that contains information and analysis about a threat or vulnerability. Advisories are sent out by an organization to a list of subscribers or is posted on a website such as CERT/CC Advisories at www.cert.org/advisories. See alert.