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n. pl. ad·ver·ten·cies
The quality or practice of being attentive or heedful; heedfulness.
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(ædˈvɜr tn si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state or quality of being advertent.
2. heedfulness; advertence.
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Noun1.advertency - the process of being heedfuladvertency - the process of being heedful  
attentiveness, heed, paying attention, regard - paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"
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Moreover, the companies can also offer the necessary technical support to subsidiaries on behalf of the bank, provide compulsory advertency to their subsidiaries on the financial services supplied on behalf of the bank, and present mandatory reports on their subsidiaries which include transactions they implemented.
Within this decade, TBL research trend has evolved from technology comparison to TBL-related pedagogical design theory development, from learners' motivational issues to the teachers', from Internet or learning system-based TBL to individualized and universal learning experiences, and from domain-general considerations to domain-specific advertency. The analysis shows that TBL context has become a common setting that educators are expected to deliver their instructions via technologies no matter to which learning groups or in which academic domains.