• An opinion offered to guide behavior in an effort to be helpful.
  • Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
  • Information or news given; intelligence
  • In language about financial transactions executed by formal documents, an advisory document.
  • In commercial language, information communicated by letter; used chiefly in reference to drafts or bills of exchange
  • A communication providing information, such as how an uncertain area of law might apply to possible future actions
  • Counseling to perform a specific legal act.
  • Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.
  • In aspect-oriented programming, the code whose execution is triggered when a join point is reached.



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  • From Middle English avys, from Old French avis, from the phrase ce m'est a vis ("in my view"), where vis is from Latin visus, past participle of videre. See vision, and confer avise, advise. The unhistoric -d- was introduced in English 15c. aviso.
  • Displaced native Old English rǣd.

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