adviser


adviser

noun

  1. one who gives advice.
  2. Education. a teacher responsible for advising students on academic matters.
  3. a fortuneteller.

noun

  1. a person who advises
  2. education a person responsible for advising students on academic matters, career guidance, etc
  3. British education a subject specialist who advises heads of schools on current teaching methods and facilities
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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