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consulate

the premises officially occupied by a consul; the position, authority or term of service of a consul
Not to be confused with:
consular – (as in consular agent) a consular officer of the lowest rank stationed where no full consular service is established
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con·su·late

 (kŏn′sə-lĭt)
n.
1. The residence or official premises of a consul.
2. The office, term of office, or jurisdiction of a consul.
3. Government by consuls.

[Middle English consulat, consulship, from Latin cōnsulātus, from cōnsul, consul; see consul.]
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consulate

(ˈkɒnsjʊlɪt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the business premises or residence of a consul
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government by consuls
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the office or period of office of a consul or consuls
4. (Historical Terms) (often capital)
a. the government of France by the three consuls from 1799 to 1804
b. this period of French history
5. (Historical Terms) (often capital)
a. the consular government of the Roman republic
b. the office or rank of a Roman consul
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con•su•late

(ˈkɒn sə lɪt)

n.
1. the premises occupied by a consul.
2. the position or term of service of a consul.
3. (often cap.) a government by consuls, as in France from 1799 to 1804.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.consulate - diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consulconsulate - diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul
diplomatic building - government building in which diplomats live or work
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Translations
قُنْصُلِيَّةقُنْصُلِيَّه
konzulátambasáda
konsulat
konsulaat
konsulaatti
konzulat
konzulátus
aîsetur eîa skrifstofa ræîismanns
領事館
영사관
konzulát
konsulat
สถานกงสุล
tòa lãnh sự
领事馆領事館

consulate

[ˈkɒnsjʊlɪt] Nconsulado m
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consulate

[ˈkɒnsjʊlət] nconsulat m
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consulate

nKonsulat nt
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consulate

[ˈkɒnsjʊlɪt] nconsolato
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consul

(ˈkonsəl) noun
1. an agent who looks after his country's residents in (part of) a foreign country. the British Consul in Berlin.
2. either of the two chief magistrates in ancient Rome.
ˈconsular (-sju-) adjective
consulate (ˈkonsjulət) , ((American) -sələt) noun
the office or residence of a consul.
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consulate

قُنْصُلِيَّة konzulát konsulat Konsulat προξενείο consulado konsulaatti consulat konzulat consolato 領事館 영사관 consulaat konsulat konsulat consulado консульство konsulat สถานกงสุล konsolosluk tòa lãnh sự 领事馆
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