Definition of consulate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɒnsjələt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːnsələt//
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the building where a consul works the American consulate in Marseilles compare embassy Word Originlate Middle English (denoting the government of Rome by consuls): from Latin consulatus, from consul, related to consulere ‘take counsel’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: consulate