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English definition of “consultant”

consultant

noun [C]     /kənˈsʌl.tənt/
B2 someone who advises people on a particular subject: a management/financial/computer consultant a firm of public relations consultantsExperts and specialistsGiving advice UK a specialist (= doctor with special training and knowledge in a particular area of medicine)Doctors and health workers generally
(Definition of consultant noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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