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consultverb

uk   us   /kənˈsʌlt/
C1 [T] to get information or advice from a person, book, etc. with special knowledge on a particular subject: If the symptoms get worse, consult your doctor. I'm not quite sure how to get there - I'd better consult a map.C1 [I or T] to discuss something with someone before you make a decision: Why didn't you consult me about this? This afternoon the prime minister was consulting with his advisers.
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