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consultancy

noun     /kənˈsʌltənsi/ (plural consultancies)
[C] a company that gives expert advice on a particular subject: He is leaving the company after 15 years to set up a consultancy.a business/management/recruitment, etc. consultancy She was the creative director at a media consultancy.
[U] the activity of giving expert advice on a particular subject: It provides a range of educational services to the state, including school inspections and consultancy. a consultancy company/firm/groupconsultancy work/services He does part-time consultancy work. → See also financial consultancy, internal consultancy
(Definition of consultancy noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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