consulta

See also: consultá and consultà

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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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CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Deverbal of consultar.

NounEdit

consulta f (plural consultes)

  1. query, question
  2. consultation

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

consulta

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

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

consulta

  1. third-person singular past historic of consulter

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Deverbal of consultare.

NounEdit

consulta f (plural consulte)

  1. conference, consultation
  2. council
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

consulta

  1. third-person singular present of consultare
  2. second-person singular imperative of consultare

Further readingEdit

  • consulta in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cōnsultā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cōnsultō

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Deverbal of consultar.

NounEdit

consulta f (plural consultas)

  1. consultation
  2. opinion

Etymology 2Edit

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

Further readingEdit

  • consulta” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French consulter, from Latin consultare.

VerbEdit

a consulta (third-person singular present consultă, past participle consultat1st conj.

  1. to consult

ConjugationEdit

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /konˈsulta/, [kõnˈsul̪.t̪a]

EtymologyEdit

Deverbal of consultar.

NounEdit

consulta f (plural consultas)

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

Etymology 2Edit

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.

Further readingEdit