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ADVICE (Fr. avis, from Lat. ad, to, a...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 241 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ADVICE (Fr. avis, from Lat. ad, to, and visum, viewed), counsel given after consideration, or information from a distance giving particulars of something prospective (e.g. " advice " of an imminent battle, or of a-cargo due). In commerce it is a common word for a formal notice from one person concerned in a transaction to another.
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