consultative

[ kuh n-suhl-tuh-tiv, kon-suh l-tey-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF consultative

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Not only had wise counsellors been tried; consultative assemblies had been tried also.

The expert is present, not in an executive, but in a consultative capacity.

It was, however, merely a consultative and not an executive body.

Until 1894 this jurisdiction was regarded as consultative only.

The province of the Diet was consultative rather than legislative.

Of this Select Committee it may here be stated that Clive used its members solely as a consultative committee.

The law was a consultative, not an absolute power, and depended upon its fairness for its authority.

They were all created members of a consultative committee, which was to sit "until the reorganization of the legislative party."

As regards the Suprema, it would appear at first to have been merely a consultative body.

All the rude nations that have attained civilisation seem to begin in a consultative and tentative absolutism.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Medieval Latin *consultativus, from consultat-, past participle stem of consultare (see consultation).

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