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con·sul·tant

 (kən-sŭl′tənt)
n.
1. One who gives expert or professional advice.
2. One who consults another.

con·sul′tant·ship′ n.

consultant

(kənˈsʌltənt)
n
1. (Medicine)
a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital
2. a specialist who gives expert advice or information
3. a person who asks advice in a consultation
conˈsultancy n

con•sult•ant

(kənˈsʌl tnt)

n.
1. a person who gives professional or expert advice.
2. a person who consults someone or something.
[1690–1700; (< French) < Latin]
con•sult′ant•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consultant - an expert who gives adviceconsultant - an expert who gives advice; "an adviser helped students select their courses"; "the United States sent military advisors to Guatemala"
amicus curiae, friend of the court - an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest
authority - an expert whose views are taken as definitive; "he is an authority on corporate law"
backroom boy, brain truster - an expert adviser involved in making important decisions but usually lacking official status
beauty consultant - someone who gives you advice about your personal appearance
counselor, counsellor - someone who gives advice about problems
agricultural agent, county agent, extension agent - an advisor employed by the government to assist people in rural areas with methods of farming and home economics
fashion consultant, fashionmonger - someone who advises you about fashionable clothing
investment adviser, investment advisor - someone who advises others how to invest their money
management consultant - adviser to business about efficient management practices
media consultant, media guru - someone who advises about the use of communication media
military adviser, military advisor - a military officer who serves as an adviser to the troops of an allied nation
security consultant - an adviser about alarm systems to prevent burglaries
starets - a religious adviser (not necessarily a priest) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
tipster, tout - one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)

consultant

noun specialist, adviser, counsellor, authority He was a consultant for the Swedish government.

consultant

noun
One who advises another, especially officially or professionally:
Law: counsel.
Translations
طَبيب مُخْتَص، خَبير طِبّيمُسْتَشارمُسْتَشَار
specialistaporadceporadenskýprimář
konsulentrådgiverspecialistspeciallæge
konsultti
konzultant
konzultáló orvosszaktanácsadó
ráîgjafi, ráîgefandi sérfræîingursérfræîingur
顧問医
컨설턴트
konzultant
svetovalec
konsult
ผู้ให้คำปรึกษา
danışmanuzman doktor
nhà tư vấn

consultant

[kənˈsʌltənt]
A. N
1. (gen) → consultor(a) m/f, asesor(a) m/f
to act as consultant toasesorar
2. (Brit) (Med) → especialista mf
B. CPD consultant engineer Ningeniero mf consejero
consultant paediatrician Nespecialista mf en pediatría
consultant physician Nmédico mf especialista
consultant psychiatrist Npsiquiatra mf especialista

consultant

[kənˈsʌltənt] n
(= doctor) → médecin m consultant consultant paediatrician
(= expert) → consultant(e) m/f, (expert-)conseil m
legal consultant → conseiller/ère m/f juridique
management consultant → conseiller/ère m/f en gestion consultant engineerconsultant engineer ningénieur-conseil mf, ingénieure-conseil fconsultant paediatrician npédiatre mf

consultant

n
(Brit Med) → Facharzt m/-ärztin f (am Krankenhaus); (other professions) → Berater(in) m(f)
consultants pl (Econ) → Beratungs- or Beraterfirma f, → Unternehmensberatung f
adj attrberatend

consultant

[kənˈsʌltnt] nconsulente m/f (Brit) (Med) → specialista m/f
consultant engineer → ingegnere m consulente
consultant paediatrician → specialista m/f in pediatria
legal/management consultant → consulente legale/gestionale

consult

(kənˈsalt) verb
1. to seek advice or information from. Consult your doctor; He consulted his watch; He consulted with me about what we should do next.
2. (of a doctor etc) to give professional advice. He consults on Mondays and Fridays.
conˈsultant noun
1. a person who gives professional advice. He is consultant to a firm of engineers; (also adjective) a consultant engineer.
2. a senior hospital doctor specializing in a particular branch of medicine. His condition is so serious that they have sent for the consultant; (also adjective) a consultant physician.
ˌconsulˈtation (kon-) noun
How much does he charge for a consultation?

consultant

مُسْتَشَار specialista rådgiver Berater σύμβουλος asesor, especialista konsultti consultant konzultant consulente 顧問医 컨설턴트 consultant konsulent doradca consultor консультант konsult ผู้ให้คำปรึกษา danışman nhà tư vấn 顾问

con·sul·tant

n. consultor-a, consejero-a médico especialista.
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