consular

adjective con·sul·ar \ ˈkän(t)-s(ə-)lər \
Updated on: 22 Nov 2017

Definition of consular

: of, relating to, or of the nature of a consul or a consul's office or duties
  • consular responsibilities
  • A lot of his consular work involves issuing visas to Americans bound for the Alps—and Hitz happens to run a travel agency.
  • —Hugh D. Menzies
  • In Cicero's day, consular hopefuls behaved as politicians always have and forever will.
  • —Lionel Casson

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First Known Use of consular

1533


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