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consultancy

Syllabification: con·sult·an·cy
Pronunciation: /kənˈsəltnsē
 
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Definition of consultancy in English:

noun (plural consultancies)

1A professional practice that gives expert advice within a particular field, especially business: a management consultancy firm
More example sentences
  • Many former City traders from Essex are deserting the City and are turning to self employment, starting up estate agencies, management consultancies and as investment advisers.
  • We saw as early as Chapter 2 the extent to which business services firms and consultancies are proliferating in this country.
  • It probably reflects people using their previous experience in businesses to set up consultancies in areas like financial advice and accountancy, said Professor Hart.
1.1The work of giving professional advice within a particular field.
Example sentences
  • Sai also provides consultancy for environmental modification for handicapped persons.
  • Colette Grundy has worked in environmental consultancy for the past 10 years.
  • He has since developed interests in a number of companies, offering business consultancy and private investment advice.

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