AskDefine | Define advisable

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advisable adj : worthy of being recommended or suggested; prudent or wise; "such action is neither necessary nor advisable"; "extreme caution is advisable"; "it is advisable to telephone first" [ant: inadvisable]

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  1. In the context of "of a course of action": Worthy of being recommended; desirable.
    • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, ch. 19,
      Perhaps it will be advisable for me to state my reasons for marrying.
  2. In the context of "of a person": Capable of being advised or willing to be advised.



worthy of being recommended

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