- n. 领事；（古罗马的）两执政官之一
- n. (Consul)人名；(法)孔叙尔
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con-, 强调。-sul, 带来，召集，词源同counsel, 原指把长老院召集在一起协商公共事务，后指古罗马派遣到本土之外管理其它属地的长官，现指领事，领事馆。
- consul (n.)
- late 14c., "magistrate in ancient Rome," from Old French consule and directly from Latin consul "magistrate in ancient Rome," probably originally "one who consults the Senate," from consulere "to deliberate, take counsel" (see consultation).
Modern sense began with use as appellation of various foreign officials and magistrates, "a representative chosen by a community of merchants living in a foreign country; an agent appointed by a government or ruler to represent the interests of its subjects and traders in a foreign place" (c. 1600), an extended sense that developed 13c. in the Spanish form of the word.
- 1. the British consul in Miami
- 2. A consul's duty is to help his own nationals.
- 3. The British Consul in Zurich has confirmed that a British man was among the people killed.
- 4. His work as a consul-tant consisted in advising foreign companies on the siting of new factories.
- 5. He'll hold the post of consul general for the United States at Shanghai.
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