Associations to the word «Consul»


CONSUL, noun. An official residing in a foreign country in order to protect the interests of citizens from his or her nation.
CONSUL, noun. (historical) Either of the two highest-ranking officials of the Roman Republic.
CONSUL, noun. (historical) One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804.
CONSUL, noun. (obsolete) A senator; a counsellor.
CONSUL GENERAL, noun. A consular officer who heads a consulate general, and is a consul of the highest rank serving at a particular location.
CONSUL GENERALS, noun. Plural of consul general

Dictionary definition

CONSUL, noun. A diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country.

Wise words

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