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To carefully think about or to consider something carefully. (1)
Word Entries containing the term: “advisement
take under advisement
To shelve or to delay; usually, without taking any action.

"I'll take that under advisement" is the typical bureaucratic dodge for deferring an action in the hope that the problem will go away without further action; which is usually what happens.

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Word Entries at Word Info: “advisement
advisement (s) (noun), advisements (pl)
To consider something carefully: The press received a message from the congressman saying, "Thank you for your suggestion. We'll take the matter under advisement."
Deliberation and careful consideration.
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