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    Post Adviser vs Advisor

    Please explain the difference between 'adviser' and 'advisor' in detail.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 28-May-2020 at 18:23. Reason: adding 'Please'

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    Re: Adviser vs Advisor

    gyan, please note that I have added 'Please' to your post. We respond more readily to requests rather than demands.

    Both are used, but 'adviser' is more common.

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    Re: Adviser vs Advisor

    What's the difference between adviser and advisor?

    Adviser or advisor? It doesn't matter what your computer's spellcheck tells you, adviser and advisor are both correct. Although there is enough overlap between these two words that they are generally considered simply to be different ways to spell the same word, there are some cases in which one tends to be used more often than the other. Some people feel that advisor is more formal, and it tends to be found more often when applied to official positions, such as an advisor to a president. When referring to someone who is serving in a military role, especially when using the term as a euphemism (as when claiming that troops are actually military advisers), then adviser is somewhat more common.

    https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adviser


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    Re: Adviser vs Advisor

    Sorry sir, I will take care of it further.
    It is generally read and heard that 'advisor' is more formal than 'adviser'. Is it so?

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    Re: Adviser vs Advisor

    As the MW note said:, my emphasis added: Some people feel that advisor is more formal, and it tends to be found more often when applied to official positions, such as an advisor to a president.
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    Re: Adviser vs Advisor

    Quote Originally Posted by gyan View Post
    Sorry. sir, I will take care note of it that further and use it in future.

    It is generally read and heard said/believed that 'advisor' is more formal than 'adviser'.

    Is it so that right?
    Note my corrections above. Don't address people here as "sir". It is overly formal and it suggests that you assume we are all men. We are not.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 28-May-2020 at 20:49. Reason: Remove erroneous correction to the quoted message.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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