Meaning of “consultancy” in the English Dictionary

"consultancy" in British English

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consultancynoun

uk /kənˈsʌl.tən.si/ us /kənˈsʌl.tən.si/

(Definition of “consultancy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"consultancy" in Business English

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consultancynoun

uk /kənˈsʌltənsi/ us 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/group
consultancy work/services He does part-time consultancy work.

(Definition of “consultancy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)