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advice, advise

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Advice is a noun that means “counsel” or “opinion.”

Advise is a verb that means “to give advice or counsel.”

Use this rhyme to remember the differences:

The greatest vice is advice. It is rarely wise to advise.

Example: When I asked her for her advice, she replied that she had learned never to advise others.

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