Advisory meaning

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Relating to or containing advice, especially a warning.

An advisory memorandum regarding airworthiness.

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Advisory is defined as a written document or verbal report which provides a warning or information and recommendations on a topic.

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.

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The definition of advisory is something that provides information or a warning and/or has the ability to help make decisions on a topic.

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.

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A report giving information, especially a warning.

A weather advisory.

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Advising or given the power to advise.
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Relating to, or containing, advice.
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A report or warning, esp. one issued by the National Weather Service about weather conditions.
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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.
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Able to give advice.

The advisory committee could only offer advice, but since that was almost always accepted they had real power.

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Containing advice; advising.

The consultant's advisory recommendations were selectively adopted.

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The Coast Guard issued a small craft advisory, warning little boats to watch out for bad weather.

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Empowered to advise.

An advisory committee.

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Origin of advisory