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consulting Syllabification: con·sult·ing
Pronunciation: /kənˈsəltiNG/

Definition of consulting in English:


Engaged in the business of giving expert advice to people working in a professional or technical field: a consulting engineer an environmental consulting company
More example sentences
  • Merton Bunker is a senior consulting engineer with Rolf Jensen & Associates in their Fairfax, Va., office.
  • Mr. Tim Mullen, Acting Manager, said the concerns would be brought to the attention of the senior engineers in Mayo County Council and the consulting engineers.
  • After holding senior positions in two MNCs, she is now a consulting engineer.


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The business of giving expert advice to other professionals, typically in financial and business matters.
Example sentences
  • We were both dissatisfied with our experiences of international consulting.
  • Campaign consulting is simply another business sector experiencing globalization, a sector in which entrepreneurs and innovators can expand, compete and succeed.
  • This has resulted in their inability to provide professional consulting for their clients from a relatively broader horizon.
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