adviser
(also advisor) noun
ADJECTIVE
chief, principal, senior, special, top

the government's chief economic adviser

close, trusted

the president's most trusted adviser

personal
expert (esp. BrE), professional
independent
government, presidential
economic, medical, military, policy, political, scientific, security, technical

top foreign policy advisers

campaign (esp. AmE), public relations (BrE)
business (esp. BrE), financial, investment, legal, tax
careers (BrE), faculty (AmE)

Students can sit down with a careers adviser and discuss what to do next.

thesis (AmE)
VERB + ADVISER
act as
appoint, appoint sb (as)
have

Do you have a financial adviser?

consult, consult with (AmE), see, speak to, talk to

You ought to consult an independent legal adviser.

PREPOSITION
adviser on

an adviser on environmental issues

adviser to

She acts as an adviser to the president.


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