ad·vise·ment /əd-'vīz-mənt/ n
1: careful consideration: deliberation
take the matter under advisement
2: the act or process of advising
advisement of the debtor on matters relating to...his debts — J. H. Williamson

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index advice, caveat, consideration (contemplation), deliberation, disclosure (act of disclosing), guidance

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

(USA) deliberation. Where the judge takes the matter under advisement he is considering his decision. See also avizandum, cur. adv. vult.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

Deliberation; consultation.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

Deliberation; consultation.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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