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consul

con·sul

consul

 
pronunciation:
kan sl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a national government official assigned to live in a foreign city in order to give assistance and protection to his or her nation's citizens who live or travel there, and to promote his or her country's commercial interests.
definition 2: a chief magistrate of the ancient Roman Republic.
derivations: consular (adj.), consulship (n.)
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