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consult

Pronunciation: /kənˈsʌlt/

Translation of consult in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 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/verbo intransitivo

  • 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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