1 sb who gives advice
ADJ. business, design, financial, management, public relations | independent, outside
VERB + CONSULTANT act as He was happy to act as a consultant to the company. | bring in, employ (sb as), engage (sb as), hire (sb as), use We brought in a management consultant to sort out the mess.
PREP. ~ in a consultant in design, printing and advertising | ~ on a consultant on business ethics | ~ to/with They work as consultants to a software company. > Note at JOB
2 hospital doctor of high rank
ADJ. hospital, NHS She is now a hospital consultant.
CONSULTANT + NOUN cardiologist, gynaecologist, obstetrician, paediatrician, pathologist, physician, psychiatrist, etc.
PREP. ~ in a consultant in psychiatry > Note at DOCTOR