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Acting in a way that would be recommended; sensible; wise:‘you would be advised to check on increases to your pension’
wise, prudent, sensible, advisedView synonyms
- ‘If you like flashy literate front men then it's advised to see this band.’
- ‘The timid male would be advised to stand well back when a female threatened is on the rampage.’
- ‘Residents would be advised to stay away from gathering places, such as sporting events.’
- ‘The patient would be advised not to use the drug unless no suitable alternative treatment option is available.’
- ‘Taking vitamins and minerals in isolation is not advised, as they need to be combined to work synergistically.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.