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    Meaning of "advise against"

    1. 'even countries that today are relatively poor enjoy living standards that, prior to the last 100 years, were without precedent anywhere.'

    2. 'for this reason, statisticians usually advise against using non-significant results to conclude there was no difference.'

    Who can explain these two sentences in another way to me? As for 'advise against', does it mean oppose?

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    1. People today are generally wealthier than people were a hundred or more years ago, even in the poorer parts of the world.

    2. When people advise against something they are telling you that doing that thing is not a good idea.

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