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"consultant" in British English

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consultantnoun [C]

uk   /kənˈsʌl.tənt/ us   /kənˈsʌl.tənt/
B2 someone who advises people on a particular subject: a management/financial/computer consultant a firm of public relations consultants

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consultantnoun [C]

us   /kənˈsʌl·tənt/
a person who is a specialist in a particular subject and whose job is to give advice and information to businesses, government organizations, etc.: The former general now serves as a consultant to the Pentagon.
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"consultant" in Business English

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consultantnoun [C]

uk   /kənˈsʌltənt/ us  
someone who is paid to give expert advice or training on a particular subject: a business/financial/IT, etc. consultant In her role as a business consultant she travels all over the country. Now 58, he works as a consultant for a number of clients in the banking sector. The company has hired a consultant to carry out the study.
(Definition of consultant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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