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consular

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

 (kŏn′səl)
n. Abbr. Con. or Cons.
1. An official appointed by a government to reside in a foreign country and represent his or her government's commercial interests and assist its citizens there. See Usage Note at council.
2. Either of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, elected for a term of one year.
3. Any of the three chief magistrates of the French Republic from 1799 to 1804.

[Middle English, Roman consul, from Latin cōnsul; possibly akin to cōnsulere, to take counsel.]

con′su·lar (-sə-lər) adj.
con′sul·ship′ n.
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Adj.1.consular - having to do with a consul or his office or duties
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Translations
قُنْصِلي
konzulárníkonzulský
konsulær
konzuli
ræîismanns-, í ræîismannsstarfi
konzulárny
konsolosa ait

consular

[ˈkɒnsjʊləʳ] ADJconsular
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consular

[ˈkɒnsjʊr] adj [official, staff] → consulaire; [service] → consulaire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

consular

adjkonsularisch
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consular

[ˈkɒnsjʊləʳ] adjconsolare
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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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References in classic literature ?
The man stood there with folded arms and a bowed head, which he sometimes raised to look alternately at the consular palace and at his wife, who was sitting near him on a stone.
Then he walked with a slow, determined step toward the entrance of the palace, where he was, naturally, stopped by a soldier of the consular guard, with whom he was not permitted a long discussion.
In the grounds of the famous missionary consul, Pritchard, then absent in London, the consular flag of Britain waved as usual during the day, from a lofty staff planted within a few yards of the beach, and in full view of the frigate.
On the abolition of royalty the consular administration was substituted by Brutus, who stepped forward with a project for such a reform, which, he alleged, had been prepared by Tullius Hostilius, and to which his address obtained the assent and ratification of the senate and people.
They were all guilty, from young Ardmore, a pink cherub of nineteen outward bound for some clerkship in the Consular Service, to old Captain Bentley, grizzled and sea-worn, and as emotional, to look at, as a Chinese joss.
Shortly afterwards, he went into the Consular Service.
This man, whose usual duty apparently consisted in sitting behind a little table in an outer room of Consular offices, when ordered to assist me in my search for Johnson displayed lots of energy and a marvellous amount of local knowledge of a sort.
The consul's dog weighed about a pound and a half and was known to the whole town as exhibited on the consular fore-arm in all places, at all hours, but mainly at the hour of the fashionable promenade on the Prado.
In addition to the detention of foreign nationals, consular officials must also be notified when a foreign ship or aircraft wrecks or crashes.
The EU is moving towards a common approach among the Member States to consular representation in non-EU countries, so as to better protect its citizens when they are arrested, jailed or otherwise detained.
All incoming officers were placed in one of four "cones" (consular, economic, political, and administrative), and one of the first questions out of every trainee's mouth was, "What cone are you?" "Political" was the answer that won the most points, and "consular" the fewest--in my limited experience the exact inverse of their practical value.