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 (kən-sŭl′tə-tĭv) also con·sul·tive (-sŭl′tĭv) or con·sul·ta·to·ry (-tôr′ē)
Of or relating to consultation; advisory.
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(kənˈsʌltətɪv) ,




available for, relating to, or involving consultation; advisory
conˈsultatively adv
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(kənˈsʌl tə tɪv, ˈkɒn səlˌteɪ tɪv)

also con•sul•ta•to•ry

(kənˈsʌl təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)


of or pertaining to consultation; advisory.
con•sul′ta•tive•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consultative - giving adviceconsultative - giving advice; "an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative"
informatory, informative - providing or conveying information
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[kənˈsʌltətɪv] ADJconsultivo
consultative documentdocumento m consultivo
I was there in a consultative capacityyo estuve en calidad de asesor
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[kənˈsʌltətɪv] adj [committee, document] → consultatif/iveconsulting room n (British)cabinet m de consultation
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adj documentberatend, konsultativ (form); in a consultative capacityin beratender Funktion
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[kənˈsʌltətɪv] adj (document) → di consulenza
in a consultative capacity → in veste di consulente
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