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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 ?
They held their consultations always under the veil of secrecy; they had the sole transaction of our affairs with foreign nations; through the whole course of the war they had the fate of their country more in their hands than it is to be hoped will ever be the case with our future representatives; and from the greatness of the prize at stake, and the eagerness of the party which lost it, it may well be supposed that the use of other means than force would not have been scrupled.
He felt that these consultations were detached from real affairs and did not link up with them or make them move.
The united provinces of the Low Countries, in their government, excel; for where there is an equality, the consultations are more indifferent, and the payments and tributes, more cheerful.
In this chair, likewise, did those excellent governors preside while holding consultations with the chief councillors of the province, who were styled assistants.
Besides, we have the fact, averred to us by one of the partners, that some of them, who were young and heedless, took a mischievous and unwarrantable pleasure in playing upon the jealous temper of the captain, and affecting mysterious consultations and sinister movements.
But with this reserve, I venture to suggest that your remaining in London until to-morrow may possibly lead to other results besides your consultation at my chambers.
In consultation with his client the Lawyer asked, "Have you accomplices?"
It is much to be desired that students should have at hand for consultation some good short history of England, such as that of S.
Emily looked back at her experience of her last day at school, and recalled her consultation with Alban on the subject of Mrs.
The difficult mountain A smoke and consultation The captain's speech An icy turnpike Danger of a false step Arrival on Snake River Return to Portneuf Meeting of comrades
The sisters were having a consultation about nursing when Anna called.
Gradually, however, these symptoms of disorder diminished; and in a few minutes the oldest and most distinguished chiefs were assembled in the lodge, in grave consultation.

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