Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to a person who is appointed by one's country to reside in a foreign city and care for the commerce and other interests there of citizens of his own country. Relating also to his duties.

Usage examples (32)
  • Through this support … which we call consular services … our consular officers provide a lifeline to Australians who are away from home.
  • But the real problem with the matricula consular is not that Mexico issues them.
  • Those who serve in consular posts are selected for their ability to exercise judgment and discretion.
  • Begin consular procedures, request information on how to obtain your visa, residency and work permits before you leave. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.