consultation


consultation
noun
1 process of consulting
ADJECTIVE
close
extensive, full, wide
proper (BrE)
joint

a joint consultation with doctors and patients

public

There will be a period of public consultation before a decision is reached.

VERB + CONSULTATION
have, hold

The police chiefs will hold a consultation with all the relevant groups.

CONSULTATION + NOUN
document, paper
period
process
PREPOSITION
in consultation with

The plan was developed in close consultation with the local community.

without consultation

They have taken this decision without any consultation.

consultation about, consultation on

The company has promised wide consultation on its expansion plans.

consultation between

a consultation between teachers and parents

consultation with

We need more consultation with the unions.

2 with a doctor, etc.
ADJECTIVE
personal (esp. AmE), private
free
initial
expert (esp. AmE)

You should seek expert consultation.

legal, medical, psychiatric, surgical, etc.
VERB + CONSULTATION
have, provide

The practice provides medical consultations for drug addicts.

seek (esp. AmE)
CONSULTATION + NOUN
service
fee
PREPOSITION
consultation with

I had a consultation with a dermatologist.

Consultation with a rheumatologist should be sought. (AmE)


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  • consultation — [ kɔ̃syltasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • consultacion av. 1356; lat. consultatio 1 ♦ Réunion de personnes qui délibèrent sur une affaire, un cas. Consultation de spécialistes. « Il était en consultation avec d autres médecins » (Rousseau). 2 ♦ (1548) Action de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • consultation — con‧sul‧ta‧tion [ˌkɒnslˈteɪʆn ǁ ˌkɑːn ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] a discussion in which people can give their opinions, before a decision is made : • Following extensive consultation with staff, the company introduced a new salary… …   Financial and business terms

  • consultation — CONSULTATION. s. fém. Conférence que l on tient pour consulter sur quelque affaire, sur une maladie. Grande, longue consultation. Faire une consultation. Ils furent long temps en consultation. Les Médecins n ont rien résolu après une longue… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • consultation — Consultation. s. f. v. Conference que l on tient pour consulter sur quelque affaire, sur une maladie. Grande, longue consultation. faire une consultation. ils furent long temps en consultation. les Medecins n ont rien resolu aprés une longue… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Consultation — may refer to: Public consultation, a process by which the public s input on matters affecting them is sought Consultation (Texas), the 1835 Texas meeting of colonists on a proposed rebellion against the Republic of Mexico Consultation (doctor), a …   Wikipedia

  • consultation — Consultation, Consultatio, Deliberatio. Consultation, Le conseil, Consultations qu on fait au palais, Consultation de procez, Aduocatio, Responsitationes, Commentationes causarum, Consulta aduocationum, Commentationes circulares causarum in… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Consultation — Con sul*ta tion, n. [L. consultatio: cf. F. consultation.] 1. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision. [1913 Webster] Thus they doubtful consultations dark Ended. Milton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • consultation — early 15c., from M.Fr. consultation, from L. consultationem (nom. consultatio), from pp. stem of consultare consult, ask counsel of; reflect, consider maturely, frequentative of consulere to deliberate, consider, originally probably to call… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Consultation — (v. lat.), 1) Überlegung, Berathschlagung; 2) ein zur Entscheidung vorgetragener zweifelhafter Rechtsfall; 3) das Fragen um Rath; daher Consultator (Consultor), welcher um Rath fragt; 4) Berathung mehrerer Sachverständigen unter sich über einen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Consultation — Consultation, lat., ärztliche Berathung; consultativ, berathend; consultiren, berathen jemanden, rathschlagen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • consultation — index caucus, conference, confrontation (act of setting face to face), conversation, guidance, interview, meeting (conference) …   Law dictionary


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