advisable advisable  /əd ˈvaɪ zə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. I'm heading overseas for several weeks, into areas where blogging may not be possible or advisable.
  2. Wbrain notes that the combination of marijuana and schizophrenia is not advisable, to which I say: ditto on the alcohol and we have to talk about relative costs and benefits here.
  3. But if you're headed to Khao Yai National Park, the country's oldest nature reserve, there's one more advisable piece of gear: a Stetson hat.

News

  1. Honduras Claims Unwanted Title Of World's Murder Capital

    When visiting San Pedro Sula, the bloodiest town in Honduras, it's advisable to arrive early in the morning, when the drug gangs are still asleep.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Swirl, sniff, slurp, swallow: Learning to taste olive oil

    Tasting Californian olive oils to assess their quality is a serious business. Grabbing a cheeseburger afterwards may be advisable. Continue reading »
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Berkeleyside

Quotes

  1. "The Treasury's assessment is that there is a strong economic case for an immediate spending reduction of £6 billion. So we are in no doubt that this action is advisable," Osborne said. "By tackling wasteful spending now rather than later,...
    on May 17, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: AFP

  2. Israel's foreign ministry also criticised Ban for meeting Ahmadinejad, saying it was regrettable that he "thought it advisable to meet the greatest Holocaust denier who heads a UN member state."
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: AFP

  3. "Given the complex security situation in Somalia, it may be advisable to look at additional security options, including the deployment of a robust multinational force or coalition of the willing," Ban said.
    on Nov 8, 2007 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Reuters

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