noun \kən-ˈsəl-tənt\

: 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

Full Definition of CONSULTANT

:  one who consults another
:  one who gives professional advice or services :  expert
con·sul·tant·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of CONSULTANT

  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>

First Known Use of CONSULTANT


Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

Rhymes with CONSULTANT


noun \kən-ˈsəlt-ənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONSULTANT

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


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