advise against

/ədˌvaɪz ə'genst/ verb
to suggest that something should not be done
The HR manager advised against dismissing the staff without notice.

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  • advise — ad|vise [ əd vaız ] verb intransitive or transitive *** 1. ) to give your opinion to someone about the best thing to do in a particular situation: I m afraid I m not able to advise you. advise someone to do something: Her doctor advised her to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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