advisement advisement  /əd ˈvaɪz mənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) careful consideration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Five of the 283 old cases were already under advisement.
  2. And we're taking it all under advisement.
  3. After an acrid hearing Circuit Judge Walter Morris Dinwiddie took the case under advisement.

News

  1. LoboAchieve to connect students, advisers, faculty

    UNM has developed LoboAchieve, an online advisement program that will allow instructors, advisers and students themselves to actively monitor progress toward the students’ academic degrees. The program is set to go live for all students Aug. 1.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The New Mexico Daily Lobo

  2. City and ACLU agree to talk about panhandling ordinances

    WORCESTER - A federal judge has taken under advisement the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a preliminary injunction to stop the city from enforcing the panhandling ordinances, but also suggested Monday that the two sides talk.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

  3. Panhandling parley likely

    WORCESTER - A federal judge has taken the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a preliminary injunction to stop the city from enforcing the panhandling ordinances under advisement, but also suggested Monday that the two sides talk.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. "We're getting a lot of suggestions though," Mr Obama added. "Boy, I mean the people are sending suggestions. And we're taking it all under advisement."
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Times Online

  2. "I would encourage Mr. Jefferson to take this under advisement and encourage him to step down," said Rep. Christopher Carney, R-Pa.
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Chris Carney Source: Forbes

  3. "You guys have been focused and making sense, and we'll take it under advisement," Peterson said. "We don't know exactly where we're headed yet, but we're getting a better idea every day, and we'll get it done."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Collin Peterson Source: Grand Forks Herald

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