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adviser

[ad-vahy-zer] /ædˈvaɪ zər/
noun
1.
one who gives advice.
2.
Education. a teacher responsible for advising students on academic matters.
3.
a fortuneteller.
Also, advisor.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; advise + -er1
Related forms
advisership, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for advisership

adviser

/ədˈvaɪzə/
noun
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
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Word Origin and History for advisership

adviser

n.

1610s, agent noun from advise (v.). Meaning "military person sent to help a government or army in a foreign country" is recorded from 1915. Alternative form, Latinate advisor, is perhaps a back-formation from advisory.

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