consultant

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Etymology[edit]

From French consultant, present participle of consulter, from Latin cōnsultāre (to deliberate, consult), frequentative of cōnsulere (to consult, deliberate, consider, reflect upon, ask advice), from com- (together) + -sulere, of uncertain origin.

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  • IPA(key): /kənˈsʌl.tənt/
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Noun[edit]

consultant (plural consultants)

  1. A person or party that is consulted.
  2. A person whose occupation is to be consulted for their expertise, advice, or help in an area or specialty; a party whose business is to be similarly consulted.
  3. (medicine, UK, Ireland) A senior hospital-based physician or surgeon who has completed all specialist training and has been placed on the specialist register in their chosen speciality, roughly equivalent to an attending physician in North America.

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Catalan[edit]

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Verb[edit]

consultant

  1. present participle of consultar

French[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

consultant (feminine consultante, masculine plural consultants, feminine plural consultantes)

  1. consulting

Noun[edit]

consultant m (plural consultants, feminine consultante)

  1. consultant

Participle[edit]

consultant

  1. present participle of consulter

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Latin[edit]

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Verb[edit]

cōnsultant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of cōnsultō

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

consultant m (plural consultants)

  1. (Jersey) consultant

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French consultant.

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consultant m (plural consultanți)

  1. consultant

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