noun (plural consuls general)
A consul of the highest status, stationed in a major city and supervising other consuls in the district.
- The acting consul general in Miami is also co-ordinating with the consuls general of other Caricom countries to obtain information about Caribbean nationals, it added.
- In March 1963 a note from the US consul general in Georgetown, Everett Melby, confirms the agreement between the US and Britain.
- He obtained a new passport from the British consul general's office in Amsterdam by saying he had got drunk and accidentally put his old one in the washing machine.
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Syllabification: con·sul gen·er·al
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