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noun advisement, advocacy, communication of knowledge, consilium, counsel, direction, guidance, instruction, legal counsel, notice, notification, opinion, prompting, proposal, proposition, rede, suggestion, view, warning
Associated concepts: advice of counsel, privilege
Foreign phrases: Incivile est, nisi tota lege perspecta, una aliqua particula ejus proposita, judicare, vel respondere.Unless the entire law has been examined, it is improper to pass judgment upon a single portion of it. Nemo ex connilio obligatur. No one is obligated as a consequence of giving advice. Simplex commendatio non obligat. A mere recommendation is not binding.
See also: admonition, advocacy, assistance, charge, clue, direction, guidance, help, instruction, monition, recommendation, service, suggestion, tip, warning

ADVICE, com. law. A letter containing information of any circumstances unknown to the person to whom it is written; when goods are forwarded by sea or land, the letter transmitted to inform the consignee of the fact, is termed advice of goods, or letter of advice. When one merchant draws upon another, he generally advises him of the fact. These letters are intended to give notice of the facts they contain.

ADVICE, practice. The opinion given by counsel to their clients; this should never be done but upon mature deliberation to the best of the counsel's ability; and without regard to the consideration whether it will affect the client favorably or unfavorably.

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To compare the effect of traditional and baby-led breasfeeding advice on early infant weight gain and exclusive breastfeeding rates, researchers from Bradford and Airedale Teaching Primary Care Trust conducted a part-prospective, part-retrospective study on exclusively breastfed infants in two cohorts--32 born before and 31 after a change in breastfeeding advice.
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