consulting

adjective
con·​sult·​ing | \ kən-ˈsəl-tiŋ How to pronounce consulting (audio) \

Definition of consulting

1 : providing professional or expert advice a consulting architect
2 : of or relating to consultation or a consultant the consulting room of a psychiatrist

Examples of consulting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dave Kielmeyer, a university spokesman, said Castellano attended the consultant training in 2016 and has since done two paid consulting projects for the company. Washington Post, "Student tracking, secret scores: How college admissions offices rank prospects before they apply," 14 Oct. 2019 Barney and her consulting structural engineer Bob Magruder gave the center a fabulous canopy. Blair Kamin, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Lincoln Park Zoo’s playful new gateway works. Too bad its motorized gate doesn’t.," 11 Oct. 2019 As the lead agency on the endeavor, the village issued the request for proposals to fund the consulting study. Steve Schering, chicagotribune.com, "’We’re making progress’: community center partnership moving forward in River Forest," 31 Oct. 2019 Palandjian built a career at some of the biggest for-profit financial and consulting firms: Wellington Management, McKinsey & Co., and Parthenon Group (now EY-Parthenon). BostonGlobe.com, "Looking far and wide pays off for this nonprofit," 4 Sep. 2019 Based on his own words, Jordan also appears to play an advisory or consulting role of some influence. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "How Michael Jordan Could Become Connected to Zion Williamson's Lawsuit," 2 Aug. 2019 Based on his own words, Jordan also appears to play an advisory or consulting role of some influence. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "How Michael Jordan Could Become Connected to Zion Williamson's Lawsuit," 2 Aug. 2019 These addresses are desired by financial, legal and consulting firms, as well as technology companies. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "This is the most expensive street to work on in Houston," 16 Dec. 2017 The report does give Wells Fargo’s management credit for taking action after identifying the problems at the auto loan unit, such as hiring legal and consulting firms to assess customer harm, changing staff at the operation and notifying regulators. Gretchen Morgenson, charlotteobserver, "Regulator blasts Wells Fargo for deceptive auto insurance program | Charlotte Observer," 20 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of consulting

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Consulting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consulting. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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consulting

adjective
con·​sult·​ing | \ kən-ˈsəl-tiŋ How to pronounce consulting (audio) \

Medical Definition of consulting

1 : serving as a consultant a consulting physician a consulting psychologist
2 : of or relating to consultation or a consultant a consulting room

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