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consulting

[ kuhn-suhl-ting ]
/ kənˈsʌl tɪŋ /
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adjective
employed or involved in giving professional advice to the public or to those practicing the profession: a consulting physician.
of, relating to, or used for consultation: a physician's consulting room.
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Origin of consulting

First recorded in 1790–1800; consult + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM consulting

un·con·sult·ing, adjective
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How to use consulting in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for consulting

consulting
/ (kənˈsʌltɪŋ) /

adjective
(prenominal) acting in an advisory capacity on professional mattersa consulting engineer
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