adviser adviser  /æd ˈvaɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an expert who gives advice

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He mentions Senate colleague Joseph Biden, chief campaign foreign policy adviser Rand Beers and longtime Kerry Senate aide Nancy Stetson.
  2. Sarah Palin may have been selected to appeal to disgruntled Hillary Clinton supporters, but one adviser doubts many of them will switch.
  3. Obama's national security adviser is a retired four-star Marine general and longtime friend of Senator John McCain.

News

  1. Former Romney Economic Adviser Writes New Paper In Defense Of The '1 Percent'

    Greg Mankiw, the former economic adviser to Mitt Romney, is out with a new paper that aims to "defend the 1 percent" and the status quo of income equality in the United States.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. La Guard's top enlisted adviser fired - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana National Guard's highest officer has fired his top enlisted adviser over alleged sexual harassment. Lt. Col. Michael Kazmierzak, a guard spokesman, tells The Times-Picayune ( http://bit.ly/13LJOns ) that investigators substantiated a sexual harassment allegation against Sgt. Maj. Tommy Caillier (KY-AY) involving another member of the Guard.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WXVT 15 Greenville

  3. Financial adviser gets more than 4 years in prison

    An associate of a Texas financial adviser who committed suicide while under investigation has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison after pleading to a $1.4 million investment fraud. ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "He was my closest and most valuable adviser while I served as president. I respected him and attempted in every way to remain in his good graces," Carter said. "He was a giant among legislators, and was courageous in espousing controversial...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Parkersburg News

  2. "I have said I do not believe Sen. Obama shares Rev. Wright's extreme views. But let me also be clear, Rev. Hagee was not and is not my pastor or spiritual adviser, and I did not attend his church for 20 years. I have denounced statements he made...
    on May 22, 2008 By: John McCain Source: CNN

  3. "With deep regret, I am resigning from my role as an adviser to the Obama campaign effective today," Power said in a statement released by the campaign. "Last Monday, I made inexcusable remarks that are at marked variance from my oft-stated...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Samantha Power Source: International Herald Tribune

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