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Pronunciation:  `kânsul'teyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of referring or consulting; "reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer"
  2. [n]  a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; "frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
  3. [n]  a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"

CONSULTATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: audience, interview, reference
 See Also: action, conference, group discussion, sidebar



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con`sul*ta"tion\, n. [L. consultatio: cf. F.
1. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two
   or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision.

         Thus they doubtful consultations dark Ended.

2. A council or conference, as of physicians, held to
   consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a

{Writ of consultation} (Law), a writ by which a cause,
   improperly removed by prohibition from one court to
   another, is returned to the court from which it came; --
   so called because the judges, on consultation, find the
   prohibition ill-founded.

Thesaurus Terms
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