consultancy

noun
con·​sul·​tan·​cy | \ kən-ˈsəl-tᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce consultancy (audio) \
plural consultancies

Definition of consultancy

2 : an agency that provides consulting services The company has hired an excellent marketing consultancy.
3 : the position of a consultant The doctor was offered a consultancy at the municipal hospital.

Examples of consultancy in a Sentence

The company has hired an excellent marketing consultancy.

Recent Examples on the Web

In September 2015, business consultancy Bluewolf covered the sidewalks around the Moscone Center with its corporate logo. Ryan Kost, SFChronicle.com, "Twitter breaks law to put tweets on San Francisco streets," 12 Sep. 2019 These brands may actually lose money producing clothes, as Exane BNP Paribas and the fashion consultancy VR Fashion Luxury Expertise have noted. Marc Bain, Quartzy, "Do fashion weeks still have a purpose?," 7 Sep. 2019 Indeed, of the 3,043 patents filed by the world’s top 25 oil and gas companies in 2018, only 8% were in low-carbon technologies and cleaner energies, according to data from consultancy Thunder Said. Anjli Raval, Los Angeles Times, "Big Oil venture funds target green investments," 2 Sep. 2019 Global sales of alkaline water are expected to reach $1 billion this year, according to food and beverage consultancy Zenith Global. Christy Brissette, chicagotribune.com, "There’s no solid evidence alkaline water is better for you," 29 Aug. 2019 Global sales of alkaline water are expected to reach $1 billion this year, according to food and beverage consultancy Zenith Global. Christy Brissette, chicagotribune.com, "There’s no solid evidence alkaline water is better for you," 29 Aug. 2019 Global sales of alkaline water are expected to reach $1 billion this year, according to food and beverage consultancy Zenith Global. Christy Brissette, Washington Post, "Is alkaline water really better for you?," 28 Aug. 2019 The three initial chefs picked for the Test Kitchen at the Yard will have available to them expert advice and consultancy on the business side of operations — forming corporations, accounting, food costs, marketing and social media. John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star, "A test kitchen at the Yard in Fishers will borrow from high-tech co-working space," 25 Aug. 2019 To streamline the process, Mrs. Olutoye enlisted the assistance of Doyin Fashakin, the owner of Doyin Fash Events, a luxury bridal consultancy and events company in Houston. Adenike Olanrewaju, New York Times, "The Fabric of Nigerian Weddings," 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of consultancy

1955, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for consultancy

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consultancy

noun

English Language Learners Definition of consultancy

: a company that gives professional advice to other companies for a fee : a consulting company

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