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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a consul, or the office thereof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a consul; performing the duties of a consul.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the consuls in ancient Rome, or in recent times in France, or to their office; pertaining to or characterized by the office of consul: as, the consular power; a consular government. See consul.
  • In international law, pertaining to or having the functions of a consul (see consul, 3): as, the consular service.
  • n. In ancient Rome: An ex-consul, and also, under the empire, one who had held the insignia of a consul without the office.
  • n. The governor of an imperial province.
  • n. A consul.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having to do with a consul or his office or duties


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From Latin cōnsulāris.


  • TODD: The Nigerian official at the embassy did tell us someone from the embassy did travel to Michigan in the days after the incident to give the suspect what he called consular access, but he did not give details on what was discussed at that meeting -- Wolf.

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  • Through this support … which we call consular services … our consular officers provide a lifeline to Australians who are away from home.

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  • Mr. Beeksma, speaking in a telephone interview, said "intensive negotiations" were underway to secure the release of three naval personnel seized during what he called a consular operation.

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  • Begin consular procedures, request information on how to obtain your visa, residency and work permits before you leave.

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  • The first of these cases was a bill which, like the 1876 bill President Grant had objected to but signed, purported to mandate the closing of certain consular posts.

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  • But the real problem with the matricula consular is not that Mexico issues them.

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  • Those who serve in consular posts are selected for their ability to exercise judgment and discretion.

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  • In the Victorian era a book was written in which the consularate was mentioned with an asterisk placed against the word, and the note underneath read, "A consular is not necessarily a gentleman" (laughter).

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  • Officers of the Foreign Service with the title of consul general, consul, or vice consul shall take precedence with respect to medical officers of the Public Health service assigned to duty in American consular offices as follows: consul general before medical director; consul with but after medical director; vice consul with but after senior assistant surgeon: Provided, That this regulation shall not operate to give precedence to any medical officer above that of the consular officer in charge.


  • “I therefore offered to recruit a number of trustworthy young men who spoke German fluently,” Pickett wrote, “and to see that their salaries and other expenses were taken care of while they worked in American consular offices in Europe to help clear up this bottleneck.”

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