meeting or conference with a professional, eg a lawyer or medical doctor, in order to seek advice
The program provides the opportunity to have a consultation with a lawyer for up to 30 minutes for a fee of $25.
the process of seeking and giving advice, information, and or opinions about something
A draft plan has been prepared for consultation.
the process of seeking comments on proposed legislation from various interested parties, experts and citizens
Several months of public consultation have been carried out concerning plans to abolish corporation tax.