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1. The quality or practice of being advertent; heedfulness.
2. The action of being attentive; attention or consideration.
[Middle English, from Old French advertance, from Medieval Latin advertentia, from Latin advertēns, advertent-, present participle of advertere, to turn toward; see adverse.]
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heedfulness or attentiveness
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1. the act of being advertent; heedfulness.
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