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consultation

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con=sul=ta=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

consultationn. [L. consultatio: cf. F. consultation.].
  •  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.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A council or conference, as of physicians, held to consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a cause.  [1913 Webster]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

consultation, n.
1 a meeting arranged to consult (esp. with a consultant).
2 the act or an instance of consulting.
3 a conference.

Etymology
ME f. OF consultation or L consultatio (as consultant)

THESAURUS

consultation

admonition, advice, advising, advocacy, audience, bargaining, bargaining session, briefing, caution, caveat, conclave, confab, confabulation, conference, confrontation, congress, convention, council, council fire, council of war, counsel, direction, discussion, exchange of views, exhortation, expostulation, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, guidance, high-level talk, hortation, huddle, idea, instruction, interchange of views, interview, meeting, monition, negotiations, news conference, opinion, palaver, parley, pourparler, powwow, press conference, proposal, recommendation, remonstrance, seance, session, sitting, suggestion, summit, summit conference, summitry, thought, warning

ROGET THESAURUS

consultation

Advice

N advice, counsel, adhortation, word to the wise, suggestion, submonition, recommendation, advocacy, advisement, exhortation, expostulation, admonition, guidance, instruction, charge, injunction, obtestation, Governor's message, President's message, King's message, Queen's speech, message, speech from the throne, adviser, prompter, counsel, counselor, monitor, mentor, Nestor, magnus Apollo, senator, teacher, guide, manual, chart, physician, doctor, leech, archiater, arbiter, reference, referment, consultation, conference, pourparler, recommendatory, hortative, dehortatory, admonitory, Int, go to!, give every man thine ear but few thy voice, I pray thee cease thy counsel, my guide, philosopher, and friend, 'twas good advice and meant, my son be good, verbum sat sapienti, a word to the wise is sufficient, vive memor leti, we, ask advice but we mean approbation.


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