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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Thought out; considered. Often used in combination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Cautious; prudent; acting with deliberation.
  • Marked by or resulting from advice or deliberation; considerate or considered; prudent; expedient: now used chiefly in composition with well or ill: as, a well-advised movement; your conduct is very ill-advised.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Carefully thought out; likely to be the best course; -- said of actions. Often used in combination.
  • adjective Having received information.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Considered or thought out; resulting from deliberation.
  • adjective Informed, appraised or made aware.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of advise.

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

  • adjective having received information
  • adjective having the benefit of careful prior consideration or counsel

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