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consul
American English: /ˈkɑnsəl/
British English: /ˈkɒns(ə)l/

Translation of consul in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (diplomat) 1.2 (in ancient Rome)
    Example sentences
    • A spokesman stepped forward to offer a compromise: Octavian would remain consul, but a second consul would be elected annually, as of old, so that he could share the burden.
    • In place of the monarchy they set up a republic with power vested in a senate and two annually elected consuls.
    • Elected consul for 205, Scipio wanted to carry the war to Africa.

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