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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh n-suhl-tuh-tiv, kon-suh l-tey-tiv]
    • /kənˈsʌl tə tɪv, ˈkɒn səlˌteɪ tɪv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh n-suhl-tuh-tiv, kon-suh l-tey-tiv]
    • /kənˈsʌl tə tɪv, ˈkɒn səlˌteɪ tɪv/

Definitions of consultive word

  • adjective consultive of or relating to consultation; advisory. 1
  • noun consultive Determined by, or relating to, consultation; deliberate. 1

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Origin of consultive

First appearance:

before 1575
One of the 34% oldest English words
First recorded in 1575-85; consultat(ion) + -ive

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Parts of speech for Consultive


consultive popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

consultive usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for consultive

adj consultive

  • consultative — A consultative committee or document gives advice or makes proposals about a particular problem or subject.
  • consulting — acting in an advisory capacity on professional matters
  • instructive — serving to instruct or inform; conveying instruction, knowledge, or information; enlightening.
  • advising — to give counsel to; offer an opinion or suggestion as worth following: I advise you to be cautious.

adjective consultive

  • advisory — An advisory group regularly gives suggestions and help to people or organizations, especially about a particular subject or area of activity.
  • consultatory — Formed by, or resulting from, consultation; advisory.

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