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Advise vs Announcement - What's the difference?

advise | announcement |

As a verb advise

is to give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.

As a noun announcement is

an act of announcing, or giving notice.



Alternative forms

* advize (obsolete) * avise * avize


  • To give advice to; to offer an opinion, as worthy or expedient to be followed.
  • The dentist advised brushing three times a day.
  • To give information or notice to; to inform or counsel; — with (m) before the thing communicated.
  • We were advised of the risk.
    The lawyer advised me to drop the case, since there was no chance of winning.
  • To consider, to deliberate.
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. VIII, ''The Election
  • accordingly. His Majesty, advising of it for a moment, orders that Samson be brought in with the other Twelve.
  • (obsolete) To look at, watch; to see.
  • * 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.v:
  • when that villain he auiz'd , which late / Affrighted had the fairest Florimell , / Full of fiers fury, and indignant hate, / To him he turned

    Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See .


    * See also

    Derived terms

    * advice * advisable * advisement * adviser




    (en noun)
  • An act of announcing, or giving notice.
  • ''He raised his hand to make his announcement and said "Excuse me everyone, I have an announcement to make."
  • That which conveys what is announced.
  • This announcement was made during the first training session.
  • The content which is announced.
  • The announcement implied that somebody needed a spare Toshiba charger.


    * proclamation * publication


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