consultative

[ kuhn-suhl-tuh-tiv, kon-suhl-tey-tiv ]
/ kənˈsʌl tə tɪv, ˈkɒn səlˌteɪ tɪv /

adjective

of or relating to consultation; advisory.

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Also con·sul·ta·to·ry [kuhn-suhl-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /kənˈsʌl təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, con·sul·tive.

Origin of consultative

First recorded in 1575–85; consultat(ion) + -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for consultative

consultative

consultatory (kənˈsʌltətərɪ, -trɪ) or consultive

/ (kənˈsʌltətɪv) /

adjective

available for, relating to, or involving consultation; advisory

Derived forms of consultative

consultatively, adverb
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