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con·sul·ta·tion

 (kŏn′səl-tā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of consulting.
2.
a. A conference at which advice is given or views are exchanged.
b. A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.

consultation

(ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act or procedure of consulting
2. a conference for discussion or the seeking of advice, esp from doctors or lawyers

con•sul•ta•tion

(ˌkɒn səlˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of consulting; conference.
2. a meeting for deliberation or discussion.
3. a meeting of physicians to evaluate a patient's case and treatment.
[1540–50; < Latin]

consultation

The deliberation and exchange of advice among the highest political authorities of the Alliance and of member nations for the purpose of crisis management, decision making and the issue of concerted directives to military commanders.

Consultation

 conference of lawyers, barristers, or medical practitioners; a deliberation; a conference or consultation.
Examples: consultation of doctors, 1800; of lawyers, 1882.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consultation - a conference (usually with someone important)consultation - a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
2.consultation - a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; "frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
sidebar - (law) a courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge that is held out of the jury's hearing
3.consultation - the act of referring or consulting; "reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer"
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

consultation

noun
1. discussion, talk, council, conference, dialogue Next week he'll be in Florida for consultations with President Mitterand.
2. meeting, interview, session, appointment, examination, deliberation, hearing A personal diet plan is devised after a consultation with a nutritionist.

consultation

noun
An exchange of views in an attempt to reach a decision:
Translations
إسْتِشارَه
konzultaceporada
konsultationsygebesøg
konzultáció
viîtal, ráîgjöf
porada
obisk pri zdravniku
başvurmadanışma

consultation

[ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən] N (= act) → consulta f; (= meeting) → negociaciones fpl
in consultation withtras consultar a

consultation

[ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən] n
(= meeting) → consultation f
in consultation with → en consultation avec
(with doctor)consultation fconsultation document ndocument m de consultationconsultation period npériode f de consultation

consultation

n (= meeting)Beratung f, → Besprechung f, → Konsultation f (form); (of doctor, lawyer)Konsultation f (→ of +gen), → Beratung f(of mit); in consultation within gemeinsamer Beratung mit; to have a consultation with one’s doctor/lawyerseinen Arzt/Rechtsanwalt konsultieren; to hold a consultation (with somebody)sich (mit jdm) beraten, eine Besprechung (mit jdm) abhalten

consultation

[ˌkɒnslˈteɪʃn] nconsultazione f (Med, Law) → consulto
in consultation with → consultandosi con

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?

con·sul·ta·tion

n. consulta.

consultation

n consulta
References in classic literature ?
Tom and Ned got the meal, and then a consultation was held as to what was best to be done.
He bore a reputation for wisdom rather than skill--leaving the active practice of medicine to his assistants and younger contemporaries--and was much sought for in matters of consultation.
Giving them reason to believe he was merely employed in a consultation concerning the future route, he spurred his charger, and drew the reins again when the animal had carried him within a few yards of the place where the sullen runner still stood, leaning against the tree.
Certain it is, however, that there was a great consultation and dispute of doctors over the dead body.
It was agreed, after consultation, that he should make the effort with old Antanas and with Jonas.
It was true; for after some appearance of irresolution and consultation, the whole party got on their horses and rode away.
Arthur had given order that if a sword was raised during the consultation over the proposed treaty with Mordred, sound the trumpet and fall on
When the commotion had somewhat subsided, the body of surgeons held a consultation, and after a good deal of debate decided that with proper care and nursing there was reason to believe that I would survive my injuries.
Gore then, without consultation or deliberation with any one, not even giving Demby an additional call, raised his musket to his face, taking deadly aim at his standing victim, and in an instant poor Demby was no more.
He promised to come to me as soon as he could disengage himself from Knightley; but he and Knightley are shut up together in deep consultation.
When Sir John returned, he joined most heartily in the general regret on so unfortunate an event; concluding however by observing, that as they were all got together, they must do something by way of being happy; and after some consultation it was agreed, that although happiness could only be enjoyed at Whitwell, they might procure a tolerable composure of mind by driving about the country.
What charade Colonel Dent and his party played, what word they chose, how they acquitted themselves, I no longer remember; but I still see the consultation which followed each scene: I see Mr.

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