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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

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.]

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

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]
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
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

consulate

[ˈkɒnsjʊlət] nconsulat m

consulate

nKonsulat nt

consulate

[ˈkɒnsjʊlɪt] nconsolato

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.

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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What are Olympiads and Consulates to these neighboring systems of being.
Presently one of the passengers, after vigorously pushing his way through the importunate crowd of porters, came up to him and politely asked if he could point out the English consulate, at the same time showing a passport which he wished to have visaed.
I had really wanted to go to Germany, that I might carry forward my studies in German literature, and I first applied for the consulate at Munich.
But in our Consulate (where I arrived drip ping after a sharp walk) they could tell me noth ing.
In Constantinople you ask, "How far is it to the Consulate?" and they answer, "About ten minutes." "How far is it to the Lloyds' Agency?" "Quarter of an hour." "How far is it to the lower bridge?" "Four minutes." I can not be positive about it, but I think that there, when a man orders a pair of pantaloons, he says he wants them a quarter of a minute in the legs and nine seconds around the waist.
When I stepped on shore at Rotterdam, my first proceeding was to ask my way to the English Consulate. I had but a small sum of money with me; and, for all I knew to the contrary, it might be well, before I did anything else, to take the necessary measures for replenishing my purse.
consulate was on the other side of the town.) He mumbled through his teeth that he took good care to keep clear of his own consulate.
When the Consulate restored internal order, external difficulties made the marriage of Mademoiselle Cormon as difficult to arrange as it had been in the past.
Lord Godalming went to the Consulate to see if any telegram had arrived for him, whilst the rest of us came on to this hotel, "the Odessus." The journey may have had incidents.
The launch landed on the white beach, and leaving Lorenzo tinkering with the engine, Captain Dettmar strode across the beach and up the path to the Consulate.
He was the doctor of our Legation and, of course, of the Consulate, too.
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