consultant

noun con·sul·tant \ kən-ˈsəl-tᵊnt \
Updated on: 15 May 2018
1 : one who consults another
2 : one who gives professional advice or services : expert

consultantship

play \kən-ˈsəl-tᵊnt-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

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First Known Use of consultant

1697

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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CONSULTANT Defined for English Language Learners

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


CONSULTANT Defined for Kids

consultant

noun con·sul·tant \ kən-ˈsəl-tᵊnt \
: a person who gives professional advice or services

Medical Dictionary

consultant

noun con·sul·tant \ kən-ˈsəlt-ᵊnt \
: one (as a physician, surgeon, or psychologist) called in for professional advice or services


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