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consultation

noun
 
 
/ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən/
[C] a meeting to discuss something or to get advice: I'll call you to fix the details for a consultation. She overcame resistance to her products with innovative offers, including free consultations and a money-back guarantee.
[C or U] a discussion with someone about something that you are planning, in order to get their opinion or advice: consultation with sb They adopted the rules this summer after months of consultation with their lawyers.consultation on sth The consultation on these options showed that Option 1 was widely rejected. consultation document/paper He has laid out his concerns in a consultation paper.consultation period/process The consultation period for the bill is just two weeks.in consultation with sb The director will make his decision in consultation with his advisors. → See also joint consultation
(Definition of consultation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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