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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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consulatecon‧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.
From Longman Business Dictionaryconsulatecon‧su‧late /ˈkɒnsjələtˈkɑːnsələt/ (also Consulate) noun [countable] the official building in which a consul lives and worksThe Embassy or Consulate of the country you are visiting will advise you what documents are required.
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