AskDefine | Define guidance

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1 something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action [syn: counsel, counseling, counselling, direction]
2 the act of guiding or showing the way [syn: steering]
3 the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king" [syn: steering, direction]

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See guide + -ance


  1. the act or process of guiding
  2. advice or counselling on some topic
  3. any process or system to control the path of a vehicle, missile etc.


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