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Meaning of GUIDANCE

Pronunciation:  'gIdns

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
  2. [n]  the act of guiding or showing the way
  3. [n]  direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

GUIDANCE is a 8 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: counsel, counseling, counselling, direction, direction, steering
 See Also: aim, career counseling, celestial guidance, command guidance, confidential information, content, control, driving, genetic counseling, guideline, hint, inertial guidance, inertial navigation, lead, management, marriage counseling, message, navigation, pilotage, piloting, steer, subject matter, substance, terrestrial guidance, tip, wind



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Guid"ance\, n. [See {Guide}.]
The act or result of guiding; the superintendence or
assistance of a guide; direction; government; a leading.

      His studies were without guidance and without plan.

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