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consulate in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconsulatecon‧su‧late /ˈkɒnsjələt $ ˈkɑːnsələt/ noun [countable]  PGOthe building in which a consul lives and worksembassy
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consulateSixteen bullets tore into the van, killing Durell and a consulate secretary, and wounding a third employee.When our visas were delivered from the Soviet consulate I noticed that they showed not only Moscow but also Novosibirsk.This followed fierce anti-communist demonstrations by Rhee's supporters in Seoul, which had included protesting outside the Soviet consulate.Inside the two-story consulate building, lights blazed in most of the offices.They hurried there but the consulate could offer no assistance.He and Margaret had gone from the consulate to a bar in the Friedrichstrasse.The President finally reached Marvin as they were leaving the consulate.