Definitions for Consultationˌkɒn səlˈteɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
con•sul•ta•tionˌkɒn səlˈteɪ ʃən(n.)
the act of consulting; conference.
a meeting for deliberation or discussion.
a meeting of physicians to evaluate a patient's case and treatment.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of consultation:
1540–50; < L
consultation, audience, interview(noun)
a conference (usually with someone important)
"he had a consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience with the king"
a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question
"frequent consultations with his lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
the act of referring or consulting
"reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
consultation(noun)ˌkɒn səlˈteɪ ʃən
an occasion when expert advice is given
a consultation with a doctor
consultationˌkɒn səlˈteɪ ʃən
the process of gathering ideas to solve a problem
to be in consultation with the local community
the act of consulting
a conference for the exchange of information and advice
An appointment or meeting with a professional person, such as a doctor.
the act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision
a council or conference, as of physicians, held to consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a cause
The Consultation served as the provisional government of Mexican Texas from November 1835 through March 1836 during the Texas Revolution. Tensions rose in Texas during early 1835 as throughout Mexico federalists began to oppose the increasingly centralist policies of the government. In the summer, Texans elected delegates to a political convention to be held in Gonzales in mid-October. Weeks before the convention began, settlers took up arms against Mexican soldiers at the Battle of Gonzales. The convention was postponed until November 1 after many of the delegates joined the newly organized volunteer Texan Army to initiate a siege of the Mexican garrison at San Antonio de Bexar. On November 3, a quorum was reached in San Felipe de Austin. Within days, the delegates passed a resolution to define why Texans were fighting. They expressed allegiance to the deposed Constitution of 1824 and maintained their right to form an independent government while this document was not in effect. Henry Smith was elected governor of the new provisional government and the remaining delegates formed a General Council. In the next weeks, the council authorized the creation of a new regular army to be commanded by Sam Houston. As Houston worked to establish an army independent from the existing volunteer army, the council repeatedly interfered in military matters.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Consultation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4181
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Consultation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2015
Rank popularity for the word 'Consultation' in Nouns Frequency: #1418
Translations for Consultation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
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- beraadslaging, raadpleging, oorleg; konsult, konsultasie; ruggespraakAfrikaans
- consultaPortuguese (BR)
- konzultace, poradaCzech
- die BeratungGerman
- sygebesøg; konsultationDanish
- viðtal, ráðgjöfIcelandic
- consultazione; consultoItalian
- konsultacja, wizytaPolish
- obisk pri zdravnikuSlovenian
- danışma, başvurmaTurkish
- 諮詢Chinese (Trad.)
- صلاح مشورهUrdu
- sự hỏi ý kiếnVietnamese
- 咨询Chinese (Simp.)
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