Definition: an official chosen by his government to promote and protect the nation’s citizens and interests in a different country
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): delegate, envoy, ambassador
1. As Ireland’s consul, Mr. Fitzpatrick will live in the United States as an Irish ambassador.
2. The consul’s main job is to represent his home country’s citizens and interests while living abroad.
3. Because Frank Waters is a British consul, he has diplomatic immunity in the foreign country in which he maintains a residence.