- advice ad‧vice [ədˈvaɪs] noun1. [uncountable] information given to someone, especially by an expert, so that they know what to do and can make the right decision:
• She will remain on the board and provide financial advice to the company.
• a law firm specialising in providinglegal advice to technology & IT industries2. [countable] COMMERCE a document giving someone details about a sale or purchase that they are involved in, for example a note to a buyer giving details of goods that they are being sentˈcredit adˌvice [uncountable] BANKINGa note from a bank informing a customer that an amount of money has been put into their account
* * *advice UK US /ədˈvaɪs/ noun► [U] an opinion that someone gives you about what you should do or how you should behave in a particular situation: advice about sth »
Some of them give really helpful advice about the job market.advice about/on sth »
Speak to an independent financial adviser for advice on personal pensions.»
Managers were asked what one piece of advice they would give to the board to improve the quality of their working lives.give/provide/offer advice »
He offers advice on rights when buying goods or services.take/follow/seek advice »
A recent survey found that private investors are two and a half times more likely to follow advice in a newspaper column than from a financial adviser.career/technical advice »
The website offers career advice for executives.financial/tax/legal advice »
The firm sought independent legal advice.► [C or U] LAW a formal document telling you about a legal or financial arrangement you have been involved in: advice of sale/dispatch/delivery »
The new owner was worried after receiving advice of sale from the vendor's lawyer.
Financial and business terms. 2012.