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consultant

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noun con·sul·tant \kən-ˈsəl-tənt\

Simple Definition of consultant

  • : a person who gives professional advice or services to companies for a fee

  • : a hospital doctor of the highest rank who is an expert in a particular area of medicine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of consultant

  1. 1 :  one who consults another

  2. 2 :  one who gives professional advice or services :  expert

consultantship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of consultant in a sentence

  1. They've hired a computer consultant to assess how the company can upgrade its system.

  2. <a consultant in public relations to a number of large corporations>



1697

First Known Use of consultant

1697

Rhymes with consultant


CONSULTANT Defined for Kids

consultant

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noun con·sul·tant \kən-ˈsəl-tənt\

Definition of consultant for Students

  1. :  a person who gives professional advice or services




Medical Dictionary

consultant

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noun con·sul·tant \kən-ˈsəlt-ənt\

Medical Definition of consultant

  1. :  one (as a physician, surgeon, or psychologist) called in for professional advice or services





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