consultation

[ kon-suh l-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF consultation
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Linda already had held a consultation with Katy on the subject of the lunch basket.

At the end of an hour or two, we ceased rowing, and held a consultation.

The expedition returned to Queenstown, and a consultation took place.

I tried to get up, but I couldn't, and then they got together, for a consultation.

And you, gentlemen, do me the favour to step this way for a consultation.

A regency was proposed; and six physicians were called in to act in consultation.

There is a rumor that Charles Kingsley was included in the consultation.

And probably at this consultation his—the Marchesino's—fate had been decided.

He has a great deal of trouble, too, especially on his consultation days.

Their consultation that afternoon was of a peculiarly delicate nature.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French consultation, from Latin consultationem (nominative consultatio), from past participle stem of consultare "consult, ask counsel of; reflect, consider maturely," frequentative of consulere "to deliberate, consider," originally probably "to call together," as in consulere senatum "to gather the senate" (to ask for advice), from com- "with" (see com-) + *selere "take, gather (the Senate) together," from PIE root *sal- "to take, seize."

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