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The noun is spelled with a c. Advice denotes helpful information, suggestions or recommendations.
- Parents give their children advice in order to teach them how to avoid mistakes.
The verb is spelled with an s. Advise means to offer counsel or make recommendations.
- I advise you to contact the police about this incident.
Recently, advise has been used in the sense of notify or inform.
- Please advise us of your plans.
- The RCMP officer advised them that he would continue the investigation.
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