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consult
American English: /kənˈsəlt/
British English: /kənˈsʌlt/

Translation of consult in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (expert/colleague/dictionary/watch)
    consultar
    if symptoms persist, consult a doctor
    si los síntomas continúan, consulte a su médico
    we were not consulted about the office move
    no se nos consultó (sobre) el traslado de la oficina
    Example sentences
    • Anyone seeking such advice should consult a competent professional.
    • Do always consult an expert for advice on international adoption agencies and orphanages.
    • Continue to engage and consult professional trainers, breeders and other specialists.
    Example sentences
    • I would not consult watches or diaries if I did not need time to do things, if I did not need to do things on time.
    • Serena watched him consult his electronic notepad then head for the door of the hotel room.
    • He had refreshed his memory by consulting the meticulous diaries he has kept throughout his career.
  • 2 (consider) [formal]
    (feelings/interests)
    tener en consideración
    considerar
    Example sentences
    • He said that at the centre of the present crisis was the fact that the federal council had taken a course of action without consulting the people.
    • No one of course consulted the Scottish people, and widespread popular opposition greeted the Union.
    • Of course I am not consulted by State-owned enterprises before they put up prices.

intransitive verb

  • they consulted and decided to leave
    se consultaron entre sí y decidieron irse
    I ought to consult with my wife first
    primero debería consultárselo a or consultarlo con mi mujer
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