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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ADVISORS

Here are my advisors; here my trusty, never-tiring assistants.

The head of Business and Manufacturing declined to bring any of his advisors.

Candar strode from the room followed by the marshals, the advisors, the interpreters.

Dr. Morris, whom we all know as the dean of northern nut culture, is a member of our Board of Advisors.

And Mary was surrounded with advisors who were even more fanatical and cruel than the Queen herself.

Alexis was a kind-hearted man, but preferred to leave the arduous duties of governing the Russian State to his advisors.

Dulaq stood in the midst of a group of advisors before the looming impersonality of the machine.

The prime minister's face suddenly hardened; his advisors lapsed into a respectful silence.

The President and his advisors would not allow the Whigs to vote alone for supplies.

William, like most English sovereigns before him, had chosen his advisors from among all parties.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, agent noun from advise (v.). Meaning "military person sent to help a government or army in a foreign country" is recorded from 1915. Alternative form, Latinate advisor, is perhaps a back-formation from advisory.

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