Definition of consultation
- met with his physician for regular consultation and examination
Many accountants offer a free consultation before charging for their work.
After a series of consultations with doctors, a date for the operation was set.
The group had a series of consultations with members of Congress.
The town decided to close the park without any consultation with town residents.
After consultation with the judge, lawyers decided to drop the case.
Consultation of city records confirms that she lived there in the 1950s.
Several dictionaries are available for consultation.
a quick consultation of the city records
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argument, argumentation, back-and-forth, colloquy, confab, confabulation, conference, consult, council, counsel, debate, deliberation, dialogue (also dialog), discussion, give-and-take, palaver, parley, talk;
: a meeting in which someone (such as a doctor or lawyer) talks to a person about a problem, question, etc.
: a discussion about something that is being decided
: the act of looking for information in a book, on a map, etc.
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