con·​sul·​tor | \ kən-ˈsəl-tər How to pronounce consultor (audio) \

Definition of consultor

: one who consults or advises especially : an adviser to a Roman Catholic bishop, provincial, or sacred congregation

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Martin himself was recently named a consultor to the Vatican's communications team. Daniel Burke, CNN, "Can this priest persuade church leaders to welcome gay Catholics?," 6 July 2017

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First Known Use of consultor

1520, in the meaning defined above

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the range of authority or knowledge

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