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

  • adj. Empowered to advise: an advisory committee.
  • adj. Relating to or containing advice, especially a warning: an advisory memorandum regarding airworthiness.
  • n. A report giving information, especially a warning: a weather advisory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Able to give advice.
  • adj. Containing advice; advising.
  • n. A warning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having power to advise; containing advice

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or giving advice; having power to advise: as, their opinion is only advisory; an advisory council.

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

  • adj. giving advice
  • n. an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat

Etymologies

advisor +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

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