Is advice an uncountable noun?

Test No. errors/inter-12 “Some Advice”, question 10

If you want an advice on that topic I suggest you go to the local Adice Bureau.

(a) an advice
(b) suggest
© to
(d) local

Test No. [color=blue]errors/inter-12 “Some Advice”, answer 10

If you want some advice on that topic I suggest you go to the local Adice Bureau.

Correct entry: some advice
The error was: (a) an advice

You have [color=red]not found the error.
If you want an advice on that topic I suggest you go to the local Adice Bureau.

so, it is not valid to say: an advice?

could you pls explain a little bit.

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Advice is used as an uncountable noun. If you want to suggest a singular/plural idea, you use the words piece of advice.

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Richard,

Advice is an uncountable noun, it’s a so-called mass noun just like the word information. So, you can’t say ‘an information’ or ‘an advice’ just as you can’t say ‘an air’ or ‘a salt’, so it’s some advice, some information etc.

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Continuing the discussion from Is advice an uncountable noun?:

Thank you for your help and for to share your knowledge with me. I am learning English and some advice will be very useful to me.

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