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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of an agent appointed by one's country to work in a foreign city and care for the commerce and other interests there of citizens of his own country.

Usage examples (26)
  • Embassy and consulate officials will be on the look out for forged documents and all manners of underhand dealings to outwit visa issuing officers.
  • Each consulate is free to make up their own rules.
  • Getting info from the S.F. consulate is frustrating.
  • The consulate is located in a fun district near centro. for more
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