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ˈkɒn sə lɪtcon·sulate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consulatenoun

    diplomatic building that serves as the residence or workplace of a consul


  1. consulatenoun

    The residency of a consul

  2. consulatenoun

    In practice, an office of a government in a foreign city that oversees the distribution of visas and provides assistance to nationals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consulatenoun

    the office of a consul

    Etymology: [L. consulatus: cf. F. consulat.]

  2. Consulatenoun

    the jurisdiction or residence of a consul

    Etymology: [L. consulatus: cf. F. consulat.]

  3. Consulatenoun

    consular government; term of office of a consul

    Etymology: [L. consulatus: cf. F. consulat.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Consulate

    name given to the French Government from the fall of the Directory till the establishment of the Empire. At first there were three provisional consuls, Bonaparte, Siéyès, and Roger Ducos; then three consuls for ten years, Bonaparte, Cambacérès, and Lebrun, which was dissolved with the establishment of the Empire on the 20th May 1804.

Editors Contribution

  1. consulate

    The workplace of a diplomat and the team of people who provide diplomatic services.

    The consulate was in the city so the diplomat could attend governmental meetings if necessary.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

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  1. cleanouts

  2. cleans out

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consulate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consulate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of consulate in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Du:

    Theres definitely a sense of anxiety, when we were at the airport, you could see people breaking down, frantically on their phones. We were up for 24 hours just to get an answer from the airlines and the U.S. Consulate.

  2. Paul Towers:

    We are speaking to our consulate ... this is not justice.

  3. President Putin:

    This is only a glimpse of the many times Donald Trump has contradicted or questioned findings from the intelligence community on the subject of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Read more : Donald Trump vs. US intelligence on Russian election interferenceUkraine meddlingWhile dismissing the findings of the US intelligence community on Russian interference, Donald Trump has pushed an alternative narrative that the Ukrainian government was the real culprit in 2016 US election meddling. That theory runs contrary to existing evidence and US intelligence, and was publicly debunked by a top national security adviser during the House impeachment hearings last year. Furthermore, US intelligence officials believe this theory originates with Russia, and is intended to shift the blame.In December The Washington Post reported that, according to a former senior White House official, Donald Trump said he was sure Ukraine had meddled in the election because the murder of Jamal Khashoggi In October 2018, reports circulated that The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi had been murdered at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey. Within a month, the CIA concluded with high confidence that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had directed Khashoggi's murder, which was conducted by members of bin Salman's inner circle. But Donald Trump refused to accept that Donald Trump ally was in any way responsible for Khashoggi's murder, ignoring what the intelligence community was telling him.In a November 2018 statement issued days after the release of the CIA's report, Donald Trump said that.

  4. John Bolton:

    We are very concerned about the Quds Force and Qassem Soleimani using Shi'ite militia groups and others in Iraq as indirect ways to attack our embassy in Baghdad, consulate in Erbil, our various bases around the country.

  5. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying:

    Most countries appreciate and support China's efforts to fight against the novel coronavirus, and we understand and respect them when they adopt or enhance quarantine measures at border entry. But in the meantime, some countries, the US in particular, have inappropriately overreacted, which certainly runs counter to WHO advice, the Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying government hasn't provided any substantial assistance to us, but it was the first to evacuate personnel from The US government consulate in Wuhan, the first to suggest partial withdrawal of its embassy staff, and the first to impose a travel ban on Chinese travelers. All The US government has done could only create and spread fear, which is a bad example.

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