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consul

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con=sul

CIDE DICTIONARY

consuln. [L., prob. fr. consulere to deliberate. See Consult.].
  •  One of the two chief magistrates of the republic.  [1913 Webster]
    " They were chosen annually, originally from the patricians only, but later from the plebeians also."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A senator; a counselor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Many of the consuls, raised and met,
    Are at the duke's already.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "With kings and consuls of the earth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An official commissioned to reside in some foreign country, to care for the commercial interests of the citizens of the appointing government, and to protect its seamen.  [1913 Webster]
Consul general, a consul of the first rank, stationed in an important place, or having jurisdiction in several places or over several consuls. -- Vice consul, a consular officer holding the place of a consul during the consul's absence or after he has been relieved.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

consul, n.
1 an official appointed by a State to live in a foreign city and protect the State's citizens and interests there.
2 hist. either of two annually elected chief magistrates in ancient Rome.
3 any of the three chief magistrates of the French republic (1799-1804).

Derivative
consular adj. consulship n.
Etymology
ME f. L, rel. to consulere take counsel

DEVIL DICTIONARY

consul

n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.

THESAURUS

consul

ambassador, ambassadress, apostolic delegate, attache, career diplomat, chancellor, charge, commercial attache, consul general, consular agent, diplomat, diplomatic, diplomatic agent, diplomatist, emissary, envoy, envoy extraordinary, foreign service officer, internuncio, legate, military attache, minister, minister plenipotentiary, minister resident, nuncio, plenipotentiary, resident, secretary of legation, vice-consul, vice-legate

ROGET THESAURUS

consul

Consignee

N consignee, trustee, nominee, committee, agent, delegate, commissary, commissioner, emissary, envoy, commissionaire, messenger, diplomatist, diplomat, diplomate, corps diplomatique, embassy, ambassador, embassador, representative, resident, consul, legate, nuncio, internuncio, charge d'affaires, attache, vicegerent, plenipotentiary, functionary, placeman, curator, treasurer, factor, bailiff, clerk, secretary, attorney, advocate, solicitor, proctor, broker, underwriter, commission agent, auctioneer, one's man of business, factotum, caretaker, dalal, dubash, garnishee, gomashta, negotiator, go-between, middleman, under agent, employe, servant, referee, arbitrator, traveler, bagman, commis-voyageur, touter, commercial traveler, drummer, traveling man, newspaper correspondent, own correspondent, special correspondent.

Deputy

N deputy, substitute, vice, proxy, locum tenens, badli, delegate, representative, next friend, surrogate, secondary, regent, viceregent, vizier, minister, vicar, premier, chancellor, prefect, provost, warden, lieutenant, archon, consul, proconsul, viceroy, commissioner, Tsung-li Yamen, Wai Wu Pu, plenipotentiary, alter ego, team, eight, eleven, champion, acting, vice, vice regal, accredited to, in behalf of.


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