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consul general

n. pl. consuls general
A consul of the highest rank serving at a principal location and usually responsible for other consular offices within a country.
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consul general

n, pl consuls general
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a consul of the highest grade, usually stationed in a city of considerable commercial importance
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con′sul gen′eral



n., pl. consuls general.
a consul of the highest rank, usu. stationed at a place of commercial importance.
[1745–55]
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consul general

n pl <-s -> → Generalkonsul m
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He stated this while chairing, the Consuls General Conference convened here at Pakistan High Commission on the other day.
LONDON -- Sahebzada Ahmed Khan, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK chaired the Consuls General Conference convened at the High Commission.
Prominent among those present were the new US consul general Joanne Wagner, jimmy R Mauldin, head of political and economic affairs and Adam Zerbinopoulus, Political Unit Chief at the US consulate general, consuls general of Bangl Desh Noor-e-Helal Saifur Rehman, of Oman Abdullah Shamsie, Japan Isomura, China Wang Yu, new Indonesian consul general Totoh Prianamto, Italian consul general Anna Ruetina, and a number of two and acting consuls general from Germany, and other countries represented in Karach, including the trade commissioner from Vietnam.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's High Commissioner to UK Syed Ibne Abbas has directed the consuls general to work for enhancing the bilateral trade between Pakistan and the United Kingdom, and adopt a more proactive approach in attracting the foreign investment to Pakistan, especially when there is huge scope for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
A vibrant food festival concluded the 8th Asian Film Festival organized by the Asian Consuls General Club (ACGC) last week.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Apr 15, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has asked Turkish ambassadors and consuls general in the North American to boost dialogue with everyone including Armenians.
He stated this while chairing, the Consuls General Conference convened at Pakistan High Commission on the other day.
Arab consuls general accorded farewell to Saleh Atiyah, Algerian consul general and dean of Arab Consuls General Group, in Jeddah.
BURSA, Apr 7, 2010 (TUR) -- There are 239 honorary consuls general serving on behalf of 118 countries in Turkey.