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Definition of "consultation" []

  • The act or process of consulting. (noun)
  • A conference at which advice is given or views are exchanged. (noun)
  • A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "consultation" in a sentence
  • "P. _ It is divided into the infinite, which I term consultation; and the definite, which I call the cause."
  • "This consultation is a check on partisanship because at any particular time federal and provincial governments are led by different political parties."
  • "Now, we must drink fast, as I have only ten minutes to spare; not that I wish you to drink more than you like, but I must push the bottle round, whether you fill or no, as I have an appointment, what we call a consultation, at my chambers."