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consultation

noun uk   /ˌkɒn.sʌlˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn-/
C2 [C] a meeting to discuss something or to get advice: After consultations with our accountants, we've decided how to cut costs within the company.C2 [U] the process of discussing something with someone in order to get their advice or opinion about it: He chose his study course in consultation with his parents and teachers.
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