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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sul·ta·tion /ˌkɑn(t)səlˈteʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·sul·ta·tion /ˌkɑn(t)səlˈteʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sul·ta·tion n.
 1. The act of consulting or conferring; deliberation of two or more persons on some matter, with a view to a decision.
 Thus they doubtful consultations dark
 Ended.   --Milton.
 2. A council or conference, as of physicians, held to consider a special case, or of lawyers restained in a cause.
 Writ of consultation Law, a writ by which a cause, improperly removed by prohibition from one court to another, is returned to the court from which it came; -- so called because the judges, on consultation, find the prohibition ill-founded.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a conference (usually with someone important); "he had a
           consultation with the judge"; "he requested an audience
           with the king" [syn: audience, interview]
      2: a conference between two or more people to consider a
         particular question; "frequent consultations with his
         lawyer"; "a consultation of several medical specialists"
      3: the act of referring or consulting; "reference to an
         encyclopedia produced the answer" [syn: reference]