Consultative is an adjective that describes giving advice or assistance. Do people turn to you for advice about love? What about your expertise in helping job-seekers land their dream job? If so, then you are providing consultative services, whether you know it or not.

You’re probably familiar with the verb consult, which means “get advice.” Consultative is just the adjective form of that verb. Consultative can be used to describe anything or anyone in the business of providing advice or counsel. It’s often used to refer to a formal group, such as a consultative committee that advises a government, or a company that provides consultative services in a particular area of expertise.

Definitions of consultative
  1. adjective
    giving advice
    synonyms: advisory, consultatory, consultive
    informative, informatory
    providing or conveying information
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