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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country.

Usage examples (36)
  • The effects of all persons deceased shall be given up to the consuls of the nation to which they may have belonged.
  • Nearer home a consul is often hardly considered to be a gentleman, while in many countries he is not allowed to go to Court.
  • A consul was a dignitary of very high consideration.
  • Valerius the consul was the guarantee of this promise. for more
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  • The "counsel" (lawyer) for the city "council" (a body of people who are authorized to advise and make decisions) advised them that they must listen carefully to the "consul" (a representative of a foreign government).
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