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consul general

noun

, plural consuls general.
  1. a consular officer of the highest rank, as a person who is stationed at a place of considerable commercial importance or supervises other consuls.


consul general

noun

  1. a consul of the highest grade, usually stationed in a city of considerable commercial importance


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Word History and Origins

Origin of consul general1

First recorded in 1745–55

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Example Sentences

“The Syrian war is having its effects here as well,” said Yehyavi, the Iranian consul general in Quetta.

“I am an honorary consul general, so I have inviolability,” Kelley told a 911 dispatcher in one call.

He was previously the Consul-General in Eilat and he replaces Yasser Ridda.

Even foreign officials like the Portuguese Consul-General in Hamburg were beaten up by SA thugs.

He steps down this summer, when a new consul general appointed by the Mexican government arrives in Phoenix.

In 1891 Johnston returned to the country as imperial commissioner and consul-general.

Notwithstanding all the flattering advances prompted by a spontaneous passion, the Consul-General had not seemed to wish to marry.

The same night there was an attempt to fire the residence of the French consul general.

Consul General Winslow has frequently called attention to the advantages which may be obtained.

He served as an officer in the Prussian army, and in 1815 he was appointed consul-general in Rome.

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