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Paying attention; attentive; heedful.


(ædˈvɜr tnt)

attentive; heedful.
[1665–75; < Latin advertent-, s. of advertēns, present participle of advertere. See advert1, -ent]
ad•vert′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.advertent - giving attentionadvertent - giving attention      
attentive - (often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor"
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Somerset Academy of Las Vegas and its Administrators apologize for this advertent error.
In majority of the cases the symptoms are misdiagnosed which causes an advertent delay in corrective treatment.
The Tadic Appeals Chamber described this state of mind as dolus evenlualis or advertent recklessness.
Without clear direction or mid-course feedback, the momentum of short-term urgencies may result in advertent prioritization.
For instance, the principle of nondiscrimination (Article 3(b)) involves, in the lawyer's office, being advertent to the mental health effects of stressful working conditions in matters surrounding "performance appraisal, and hours of work" (14) and requires additional vigilance on whether the lawyer is providing "inferior services" (15) to clients with mental disabilities.
352) See Latimer & Mazumdar, supra note 3 (using the Google Books settlement to demonstrate the increased potential for advertent and inadvertent copyright infringement).
This means advertent and inadvertent exposure to leaks of confidential information.
It will be a risk-risk decision that society may consider in the future: Is the risk of doing nothing in terms of advertent climate control greater than the risk of attempting to cool the planet?
The most significant difference is that these civilians are advertent targets.
They should be based on a distinction between actions with obvious advertent consequences, such as the direct support for specific political actors and national leaders, and actions that could possibly have a number of inadvertent or unintended consequences caused by the high degree of uncertainty in fragile situations.