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consultative

[kuh n-suhl-tuh-tiv, kon-suh l-tey-tiv] /kənˈsʌl tə tɪv, ˈkɒn səlˌteɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
of or relating to consultation; advisory.
Also, consultatory
[kuh n-suhl-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈsʌl təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
consultive.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; consultat(ion) + -ive
Related forms
consultatively, adverb
nonconsultative, adjective
nonconsultatory, adjective
unconsultative, adjective
unconsultatory, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unconsultatory

consultative

/kənˈsʌltətɪv/
adjective
1.
available for, relating to, or involving consultation; advisory
Derived Forms
consultatively, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unconsultatory

consultative

adj.

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

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