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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Careful consideration: Your request will be taken under advisement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Consideration or deliberation.
  • n. Advice, counsel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Counsel; advice; information.
  • n. Consideration; deliberation; consultation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Counsel; advice.
  • n. Deliberation; circumspection; consultation: now used chiefly in the phrase under advisement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. careful consideration

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