one who gives advice.
Education. a teacher responsible for advising students on academic matters.
a fortuneteller.
Also, advisor.

1605–15; advise + -er1

advisership, noun Unabridged
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adviser or advisor (ədˈvaɪzə)
1.  a person who advises
2.  education a person responsible for advising students on academic matters, career guidance, etc
3.  (Brit) education a subject specialist who advises heads of schools on current teaching methods and facilities
advisor or advisor

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Word Origin & History

1610s, agent noun from advise. Meaning "military person sent to help a government or army in a foreign country" is recorded from 1915. For advisor, see -er.
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Example sentences
The advisers who serve them are even more anonymous.
Bradley does not aspire to be a policy adviser, nor does she coach her husband
  on speeches.
The administrative assistant was confident that the adviser would rectify those
  mistakes of style.
If you deal with a financial adviser, that individual should have records of
  your investment holdings.
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