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While "advise" does, indeed mean "to give advice," I've not typically seen
someone ask for advice by saying they "need advise."
"Please advise," on the other hand, is a far more common phrasing for the
From: Michele Davis
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 11:28 AM
"Corecomm" please review what the word ADVISE means per Webster's. I
KNEW what word I was using, perhaps I know the nuances of the English
language better than you, or perhaps you shouldn't be so quick to criticize.
One entry found for advise.
Main Entry: ad·vise
Inflected Form(s): ad·vised; ad·vis·ing
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French aviser, from avis
Date: 14th century
1 a : to give advice