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take (something) under advisement

To consider or deliberate upon some advice, request, idea, warning, etc., very carefully. Sometimes used sarcastically or ironically to imply the opposite. Thank you for your suggestion. The head office would like to take it under advisement for now. We will be taking all these formal complaints under advisement. Wow, thanks for the amazing advice, Dad. I'll be sure to take it under advisement.
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take something under advisement

to hear an idea and think about it carefully. It's a good idea, but I'll have to take it under advisement. The suggestion was taken under advisement, and a reply was not expected for at least a month.
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Both negative mother and inadequate advisors' approach to advisement typified "power disowned" relationships -- they disowned their legitimate power, avoided conflict with advisees and associate advisors, and focused on the interpersonal to the detriment of the task dimension.
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The faculty member for Advisement serves as the students' advisor throughout the school year.
All that is required is an advisement that sectarian prayer as part of City Council meetings is not permitted under our Constitution.
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Among these key practices is the need for schools to provide effective guidance and advisement for all students with the intent that teachers, principals, and parents will communicate high expectations for all students.