Meaning of disadvise in English:


Pronunciation /ˌdɪsədˈvʌɪz/

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  • 1To advise (a person) against a course or action, undertaking, etc.; to discourage from doing something; to advise not to do something. Now somewhat rare.

  • 2To advise against (a course of action, undertaking, etc.); to recommend (something) should not be done.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in Charles Cornwallis (c1555–1629), courtier and diplomat. From dis- + advise.