advisory

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1. Being in a capacity to provide advice or opinions. Advisory committees or similar groups also have the authority to render a decision or judgment on an issue, in addition to providing opinions. For example, an advisory committee to a board of directors may have the ability to decide whether or not certain restrictions or regulations are adequately being met.
2. Announcement or formal message released to the public in order to forewarn against specific risks or dangers. For example, an official statement released by the National Weather Center advising the public of potentially hazardous weather conditions.
3. An official document that provides advice.