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What is a consul?

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  1. Two meanings:

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    an official appointed by a government to live in a foreign city and protect and promote the government's citizens and interests there.
    synonyms: ambassador, diplomat, chargé d'affaires, attaché, envoy, emissary, plenipotentiary
    "he was posing as the French consul"

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    (in ancient Rome) one of the two annually elected chief magistrates who jointly ruled the republic.

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