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CONSULTATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does consultation mean? 

CONSULTATION (noun)
  The noun CONSULTATION has 3 senses:

1. a conference (usually with someone important)
2. a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
3. the act of referring or consulting

  Familiarity information: CONSULTATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CONSULTATION (noun)


Sense 1consultation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A conference (usually with someone important)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

consultation; interview; audience

Context examples:

he had a consultation with the judge / he requested an audience with the king

Hypernyms ("consultation" is a kind of...):

conference; group discussion (a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic)


Sense 2consultation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A conference between two or more people to consider a particular question

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context examples:

frequent consultations with his lawyer / a consultation of several medical specialists

Hypernyms ("consultation" is a kind of...):

conference; group discussion (a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "consultation"):

sidebar ((law) a courtroom conference between the lawyers and the judge that is held out of the jury's hearing)


Sense 3consultation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of referring or consulting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

consultation; reference

Context example:

reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer

Hypernyms ("consultation" is a kind of...):

action (something done (usually as opposed to something said))


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