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  • adj. Determined by, or relating to, consultation; deliberate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Determined by, or pertaining to, consultation; deliberate; consultative.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to consultation; determined by consultation or reflection; maturely considered.

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  • adj. giving advice


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