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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-vur-tns]
    • /ædˈvɜr tns/
    • /əd.ˈvɜː.təns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-vur-tns]
    • /ædˈvɜr tns/

Definitions of advertence word

  • noun advertence heedfulness or attentiveness 3
  • noun advertence the act of being or becoming advertent; heedfulness. 1
  • abbreviation ADVERTENCE advertency. 1
  • noun advertence The quality of being advertent; heedfulness; regard; consideration. 1

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Origin of advertence

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at advert1, -ence

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Parts of speech for Advertence


advertence popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

advertence usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for advertence

noun advertence

  • allusion — An allusion is an indirect reference to someone or something.
  • hint — an indirect, covert, or helpful suggestion; clue: Give me a hint as to his identity.
  • innuendo — an indirect intimation about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
  • note — a brief record of something written down to assist the memory or for future reference.
  • mention — to refer briefly to; name, specify, or speak of: Don't forget to mention her contribution to the project.

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