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Definition of the adjective advisable

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  1. worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise
    • examples: such action is neither necessary nor advisable | extreme caution is advisable | it is advisable to telephone first
    • antonym: inadvisable
    • similar: best / better; well
    • see also: prudent; wise

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (2001)

by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Respondents are quite often apologetic about this, and it is both courteous and advisable to reassure them; after all, nobody could be expected to keep going forever. Another thing worth pointing out is that you want to find out what categories ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Surgery (1895)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

In severe flexion of the hand following paralysis, lengthening the tendons by open incision, splitting and resuturing, is sometimes advisable to give better mechanical position to the hand. Massage, electricity, and elongation of the muscles is ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Second Language Acquisition (2012)

by Peter Robinson

First, as research has emphasized the importance of perception, it would be advisable to include perception training, not only for segments, but also for rhythm and intonation (see, for instance, Chun et al., 2008). Second, many authors have ...

Google previewCambridge Academic Content Dictionary Reference Book with CD-ROM (2008)

by Cambridge University Press

WORD FAMILY advice Nouns advice adviser Verbs advise Adjectives advisable inadvisable advisory advise /ad 'vaiz/ v ...

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It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener. (Ayn Rand)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4I1S1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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