Adjective "consular" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Relating to the consul or consulate in a foreign city.
  1. 'The Department of State considered some 10 million visa applications at some 200 consular offices.'
  2. 'In his recent study, he focuses on the development of Swedish consular services during the 18th century.'
  3. 'In 1846, the poet was born to a French consular official in Uruguay.'
  4. 'He was not told of his right to request consular assistance.'
  5. 'The honorary consulship provides him with consular plates for his cars.'
Relating to the ancient Roman consuls, two annually elected chief magistrates who jointly ruled the republic.
  1. 'His official title was imperator, by which he had full consular power.'
  2. 'Caesar would give up his command and stand in person at the consular election on condition that Pompey abandon his command at the same time.'
  3. 'In its structure, the history revives the Roman tradition of an annalistic record of civil and military affairs arranged by the consular year.'
  4. 'He was a senator of consular rank and a courtier of Nero.'
  5. 'Rome and Constantinople were personified as enthroned women on coins and consular diptychs.'
  6. 'The second and third consuls offer a good example of the consular rallying.'
  7. 'The veteran infantry of the Consular Guard stood lounging in ranks as the vulgar uproar near the little hamlet grew in intensity and rolled slowly toward them.'
  8. 'Throughout Napoleon's rule, soldiers would stand first in the consular and then imperial hierarchy.'


1. an official appointed by the government of one country to look after its commercial interests and the welfare of its citizens in another country.

2. either of the two chief magistrates of the ancient Roman republic.

3. French History. one of the three supreme magistrates of the First Republic during the period 1799–180

More examples(as adjective)

"offices can be consular."

"protections can be consular."

"officials can be consular."

"sections can be consular."

"compounds can be consular."

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