advisory meaning

[ əd'vaizəri ] Pronunciation:   "advisory" in a sentence
Adjective: advisory  ad'vIzuree
  1. Giving advice
    "an advisory memorandum"
    - consultative, consultatory, consultive
Noun: advisory  ad'vIzuree
  1. An announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat
    "a frost advisory"

Derived forms: advisories

See also: advise, informative, informatory

Type of: announcement, promulgation

Encyclopedia: Advisory Advisory, Conciliation, and Arbitration Service Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

adjective, noun


giving professional advice; not having the power to make decisions:

She has a position on the firm's advisory board.

He is acting in an advisory capacity only.

a customer advisory panel


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  1. he accompanied the president in an advisory capacity.
  2. similar methods are used in advisory work in the netherlands.
  3. in reply to it the emperor decreed merely that an advisory council be created.
  4. he could always remain friendly with her-helpful, advisory if she would permit it.
  5. shops cater for the do-it-yourself craze by running special advisory services for novices.

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