consultancy

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noun con·sul·tan·cy \kən-ˈsəl-tən(t)-sē\

Definition of consultancy

plural

consultancies

  1. 1 :  consultation

  2. 2 :  an agency that provides consulting services The company has hired an excellent marketing consultancy.

  3. 3 :  the position of a consultant The doctor was offered a consultancy at the municipal hospital.

Examples of consultancy in a Sentence

  1. The company has hired an excellent marketing consultancy.

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Origin and Etymology of consultancy

see 1consult


First Known Use: 1955


CONSULTANCY Defined for English Language Learners

consultancy

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Definition of consultancy for English Language Learners

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


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