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EtymologyEdit

From Italian consulta and Spanish consulta, attested in English since the eighteenth century.

NounEdit

consulta (plural consultas)

  1. An official meeting or consultation.
    • 2009, Kara Zugman Dellacioppa, This Bridge Called Zapatismo, page 116:
      One method that has been carried out by the Zapatistas and by their sympathizers is the practice of consulta, referendum, and plebisite. [] A consulta has to do with voting, but it is voting that takes place alongside debate between different people.
  2. The meeting of a government council, especially of an Italian, Spanish, or Portuguese government or agency.
    • 1768, James Boswell, Boulton, James & T. O. McLoughlin, editors, An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island, annotated edition of original by Boswell, published 2006, page 97:
      The magistrates of each province also send a procuratour to the general consulta; and when all the procuratours are assembled at Corte, [] may proceed to the election of the president and oratour of the general consulta.
  3. The minutes or report of such a government council.
    • 1824, Richard Raynal Keene, Letter of vindication to Colonel Munroe, President of the United States, page 55:
      the council of Indies sent [] their consulta relative to my colony. In this consulta, bearing the date of 26th November, 1819, his majesty was advised of the unanimous decision of the council, in favor of a grant to me in Mexico

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NounEdit

consulta f (plural consultes)

  1. query, question
  2. consultation

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VerbEdit

consulta

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of consultar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of consultar

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VerbEdit

consulta

  1. third-person singular past historic of consulter

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cōnsultā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of cōnsultō

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NounEdit

consulta f (plural consultas)

  1. consultation
  2. opinion

VerbEdit

consulta

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of consultar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of consultar

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NounEdit

consulta f (plural consultas)

  1. query, question
  2. consultation
  3. surgery (doctor's consulting room)

VerbEdit

consulta

  1. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of consultar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of consultar.