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con·sult

 (kən-sŭlt′)
v. con·sult·ed, con·sult·ing, con·sults
v.tr.
1.
a. To seek advice or information of: consult an attorney.
b. To refer to: consulted the restaurant's website for directions.
2. To take into account; consider: consult one's checkbook before making a major purchase.
v.intr.
1. To exchange views; confer.
2. To work or serve as a consultant: a retired executive who consults for several large companies.
n. (kən-sŭlt′, kŏn′sŭlt′)
A consultation, especially one involving physicians.

[French consulter, from Latin cōnsultāre, frequentative of cōnsulere, to take counsel.]

con·sult′er n.

consulting

(kənˈsʌltɪŋ)
adj
(Professions) (prenominal) acting in an advisory capacity on professional matters: a consulting engineer.

con•sult•ing

(kənˈsʌl tɪŋ)

adj.
1. involved in giving professional advice: a consulting physician.
2. of or used for consultation: a physician's consulting room.
[1790–1800]
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consulting

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consulting

[kənˈsʌltɪŋ] ADJ consulting hours (Brit) (Med) → horas fpl de consulta
consulting room (Brit) (Med) → consultorio m, consulta f

consulting

adj engineer, architect, psychiatristberatend

consulting

:
consulting firm
n (Econ) → Beratungs- or Beraterfirma f, → Unternehmensberatung f
consulting hours
pl (Med) → Sprechstunde f
consulting room
n (Med) → Sprechzimmer nt

consulting

[kənˈsʌltɪŋ] adjconsulente
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The Gentleman replied: "It is improbable that its authors have accurately expressed my views without consulting me; and if I indorsed their work without approving it I should be a liar."
She moved with grace and dignity; and she stated her object in consulting Doctor Allday with the ease of a well-bred woman.
"In your place," his friend answered quietly, "I should not waste time and money in consulting the police."
He was the mildest of creatures and ventured upon no action of his life without consulting her.
At midnight, then, I have to ask you to be alone in your consulting room, to admit with your own hand into the house a man who will present himself in my name, and to place in his hands the drawer that you will have brought with you from my cabinet.
At Windygates as elsewhere, we were always more or less satisfied with ourselves, if we were publicly discovered consulting our History--and more or less ashamed of ourselves, if we were publicly discovered devouring our Fiction.
Consulting my books, I find that Miss Vanstone has realized by the Entertainment, up to this time, the enormous sum of nearly four hundred pounds.
Fogg learned all this in consulting his Bradshaw, which gave him the daily movements of the trans-Atlantic steamers.
Of course, I can't explain who it is precisely that I am mortifying in this case by my spite: I am perfectly well aware that I cannot "pay out" the doctors by not consulting them; I know better than anyone that by all this I am only injuring myself and no one else.

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