consul vs council

consul council

Definitions

  • 1) An official residing in a foreign country in order to protect the interests of citizens from his or her nation.
  • 2) historical Either of the two highest-ranking officials of the Roman Republic.
  • 3) obsolete A senator; a counsellor.
  • 4) historical One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804.
  • 5) Either of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, elected for a term of one year.
  • 6) An official appointed by a government to reside in a foreign country and represent his or her government's commercial interests and assist its citizens there.
  • 7) Any of the three chief magistrates of the French Republic from 1799 to 1804.
  • 8) obsolete A senator; a counselor.
  • 9) (Rom. Antiq.) One of the two chief magistrates of the republic.
  • 10) a consular officer holding the place of a consul during the consul's absence or after he has been relieved.
  • 11) An official commissioned to reside in some foreign country, to care for the commercial interests of the citizens of the appointing government, and to protect its seamen.
  • 12) a consul of the first rank, stationed in an important place, or having jurisdiction in several places or over several consuls.
  • 13) (Fr. Hist.) One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul.
  • 14) a diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country
  • 15) Formerly, in southern France and Catalonia, a municipal magistrate.
  • 16) In international law, an agent appointed and commissioned by a sovereign state to reside in a foreign city or town, to protect the interests of its citizens and commerce there, and to collect and forward information on industrial and economic matters. He does not usually represent his government as a diplomatic agent in any sense.
  • 17) One of the two chief magistrates of the ancient Roman republic, annually chosen in the Campus Martius.
  • 18) A local representative of a cyclists' touring club.
  • 19) In French history, the title given to the three supreme magistrates of the French republic after the dissolution of the Directory in 1799.
  • 20) Formerly, within the foreign colony or settlement of a town, the representative chief of the merchants and their intermediary with the local government.
  • 21) A senator of Venice.
  • 22) To submit (an invoice) for certification to the consul of a country to which goods are consigned.

Definitions

  • 1) A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council)
  • 2) discussion or deliberation
  • 3) An assembly of persons called together for consultation, deliberation, or discussion.
  • 4) An assembly of church officials and theologians convened for regulating matters of doctrine and discipline.
  • 5) A body of people elected or appointed to serve as administrators, legislators, or advisers.
  • 6) The discussion or deliberation that takes place in such an assembly or body.
  • 7) an assembly of officers of high rank, called to consult with the commander in chief in regard to measures or importance or nesessity.
  • 8) the table round which a council holds consultation; also, the council itself in deliberation.
  • 9) [U.S.] the ceremonial fire kept burning while the Indians hold their councils.
  • 10) See under Common.
  • 11) the room or apartment in which a council meets.
  • 12) Act of deliberating; deliberation; consultation.
  • 13) [U.S.] a body of men elected as advisers of the chief magistrate, whether of a State or the nation.
  • 14) See under Aulic.
  • 15) [Eng.] See under Privy.
  • 16) See under Cabinet.
  • 17) (Eccl.) an assembly of prelates or divines convened from the whole body of the church to regulate matters of doctrine or discipline.
  • 18) the legislative branch of a city government, usually consisting of a board of aldermen and common council, but sometimes otherwise constituted.
  • 19) the upper house of a legislature, usually called the senate.
  • 20) A body of man elected or appointed to constitute an advisory or a legislative assembly.
  • 21) An assembly of men summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice.
  • 22) (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
  • 23) a meeting of people for consultation
  • 24) a body serving in an administrative capacity
  • 25) A Lutheran body organized in the United States in 1866 by the Pennsylvania synod and others which were not in sympathy with the attitude of the general synod toward the Augsburg Confession. The council proclaimed strict adherence to the Lutheran faith.
  • 26) In ecclesiastical history: An assembly of prelates and theologians convened for the purpose of regulating matters of doctrine and discipline in the church.
  • 27) Same as counsel. See counsel.
  • 28) A body of men specially designated or selected to advise a sovereign in the administration of the government; a privy council: as, the president of the council; in English history, an order in council. See privy council, below.
  • 29) A common council. See below.
  • 30) In the Territories of the United States, the upper branch of the legislature. The term was used to denote a kind of upper house during the colonial period, and was retained in this sense for a few years by some of the States.
  • 31) In many of the British colonies, a body assisting the governor in either an executive or a legislative capacity, or in both.
  • 32) In the New Testament, the Sanhedrim, a Jewish court or parliament, with functions partly judicial, partly legislative, and partly ecclesiastical. See Sanhedrim.
  • 33) Any assembly of persons summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice: as, a council of physicians; a family council.
  • 34) Any body or group of persons wielding political power.

Examples

  • 1) consul officials in Orlando are helping them.
  • 2) The French ambassador and consul general also deny it.
  • 3) He told the French consul that he had lost his passport and was given a new one.
  • 4) The former British consul had also been attacked in the city.
  • 5) As British consul he was not only friendless now but surrounded by murmurs of hostility.
  • 6) The tent flaps lifted, and the new British consul ducked through them.
  • 7) A better option would have been to ask the British consul in the area in which we were buying to recommend English-speaking lawyer.
  • 8) Somewhat later, in the year 229, he became consul for the second time, _consul ordinarius_, as colleague of Alexander himself.
  • 9) On feast days he did his best to celebrate the Missarum sollemnia, that is the solemn Mass, and then he met personally with the people of God, who were very fond of him, because they saw in him the authoritative reference from whom to draw security: not by chance was the title consul Dei quickly attributed to him.
  • 10) When Cicero pronounced the word consul, he planted it in the ground like a standard for us all to admire.
  • 11) Castro referred to Pardo Llada's interview with a Latin American consul published in a Miami newspaper on Mar. 11 in which reference is made to two books which Pardo Llada promises to publish to attack the Cuban revolution, for which he will be paid a dollar a word.
  • 12) Nearer home a consul is often hardly considered to be a gentleman, while in many countries he is not allowed to go to Court.
  • 13) Its owner, Don Juan de la Lastra, Spanish vice-consul, is not here himself, but we were kindly received by Don José de Comez Mira, the consul.
  • 14) Blakeslee called the consul general's words a "shocking revisionist account of history," and pushed for a floor vote on Monday afternoon.
  • 15) We called the consul in Seattle and we thought we were speaking to a lawyer there every time we called.
  • 16) I really doubt when an American gets arrested in Russia, Iran, or Pakistan etc, they tell them that they can call their consul, it is something they would have to ask for.
  • 17) ‘Foreign officials and consuls formed a special clique in the years of the late Qing Dynasty.’
  • 18) ‘Federal officials and foreign consuls indicated their respect for the former president partly by lowering their flags to half-mast.’
  • 19) ‘The honour for Fletcher officially came just hours after the consul's office in the city was closed down.’
  • 20) ‘In contrast, Bremen and Hamburg received low-level consuls, mostly merchants interested in enhancing their own individual economic interests.’
  • 21) ‘A host of local dignitaries presented bouquets of flowers to Rewat Thongprada, the honorary consul appointed by the Kazakhstan ministry of foreign affairs.’
  • 22) ‘When the receptionist, an English-speaking woman, opened her window I went up to her to inform her that I was not a visa applicant but had an appointment with the consul.’
  • 23) ‘The top military leadership position is the Minister of Defense, who is appointed by a consul, the head of the Valtavech government.’
  • 24) ‘A Foreign Office spokeswoman said: ‘The consul visited the baby today and he is very well.’’
  • 25) ‘While everyone's attention has been focused on the election results, the Foreign Office has been quietly kicking the UK consul in Romania.’
  • 26) ‘They refused to acknowledge the declaration of war, responded to demands from Beijing for troops with merely token forces, and negotiated a ‘business as usual’ arrangement with the foreign consuls.’
  • 27) ‘Rumors of corruption and controversies with foreign consuls caused him to be recalled in December.’
  • 28) ‘It was left to the British consul to defend their interests in a rare burst of civic solidarity!’
  • 29) ‘It is basically a chance for the various consuls from around the world to meet and compare notes.’
  • 30) ‘Athy Town Council chairperson and Special Olympics Committee chairperson, Mark Dalton said he was honoured to welcome the ambassador and his consul.’
  • 31) ‘They improved their economic situation under the protection of European consuls.’
  • 32) ‘Detective Chief Inspector Steve Brunskill said this particularly complicated case was made easier by excellent co-operation between Lancashire Police, the Chinese officers and the Chinese consul.’
  • 33) ‘Estonia and Scotland have strong links and, on the eve of Estonia's accession to the European Union, the country has recently appointed an honorary consul in Scotland.’
  • 34) ‘Appointed a Chilean consul, Neruda went first to Barcelona and then to Madrid in 1935.’
  • 35) ‘The US citizen, Komarovsky, was handed over to an American consul in Ashgabat on 24 April 2003 for deportation to the United States.’
  • 36) ‘British consul Donald Holder likes the city, too.’
  • 37) ‘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.’
  • 38) ‘In place of the monarchy they set up a republic with power vested in a senate and two annually elected consuls.’
  • 39) ‘Elected consul for 205, Scipio wanted to carry the war to Africa.’
  • 40) ‘In fact, they argued so vociferously, over everything from the dates of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah to those of the consuls of ancient Rome, that their quarrels became proverbial.’
  • 41) ‘Cicero and Antonius were elected consuls, and Catiline, secretly encouraged by Caesar and Crassus, prepared for a rising.’
  • 42) ‘It is dated by the name of the consul serving in Rome under Trajan in AD 98.’
  • 43) ‘After his return from a successful year administrating Spain Caesar was elected consul for 59 BC through political alliance with Pompey and Crassus.’
  • 44) ‘Like the ‘Centuriata ‘it was convened by consuls or praetors and became the main legislative body and elected most of the lower magistrates.’’
  • 45) ‘Together Pompey, Crassus and Caesar succeed in getting Caesar elected consul and in passing legislation that mainly benefited them.’
  • 46) ‘It is on the site of the Laterani family palace, seized by the emperor Nero when a consul of that ancient family was accused of treason.’
  • 47) ‘Returning to Rome, Marius was elected consul for five years consecutively and given command against the migrating Cimbri and Teutones, who had inflicted a series of defeats on the Romans and were threatening Italy.’
  • 48) ‘The Assembly of Centuries (comitia centuriata), which conducted annual elections of consuls, was composed of all members of the army.’
  • 49) ‘They used bribery to get him elected consul for 59 (this pact is known as the ‘first triumvirate’ - a term without ancient authority).’
  • 50) ‘The campaign worked, and he was elected consul for 108.’
  • 51) ‘Furious, he drove both consuls and the Senate from Rome.’
  • 52) ‘Even monarchy, which was replaced by two consuls jointly holding the imperium of the royal office, retained a vestigial presence in the form of a religious official called the rex sacrorum.’
  • 53) ‘So the Senate sent both consuls north to meet the Carthaginian.’
  • 54) ‘So, in 216, once again Roman consuls led Roman armies against Hannibal.’
  • 55) ‘In 205, Scipio ran for consul on the platform that he could defeat Carthage and bring the long war to a close.’
  • 56) ‘They have taken to heart, perhaps overly so, lessons from the ancient Roman Republic, where the consuls were to serve for no more than a single year.’
  • 57) ‘The Constitution of the Year VIII provided for three consuls, with a First consul, elected for ten years, having power to override the other two.’
  • 58) ‘The second and third consuls offer a good example of the consular ralliement: Cambacérès was a regicide, while Lebrun was a royal servant under the Ancien Régime.’
  • 59) ‘Its leaders included Napoleon Bonaparte, who served as First consul from 1799 to 1804, when he ended the republic by declaring himself Emperor Napoleon I.’
  • 60) ‘In 1801, while still first consul, he signed a concordat with the Catholic Church.’

Examples

  • 1) Not surprisingly, Adrina's first appearance at the war council caused a stir, even more than Tristan's inclusion.
  • 2) It's all I can do to squeeze enough out of the council to run the scout cars.
  • 3) He wasn't particularly surprised at the idea of corruption on the local council.
  • 4) That night the people held a council to decide what they should do.
  • 5) ‘When papers were served on the council, officials took steps to find a place for the boy.’
  • 6) ‘A report was given on the council meeting which was attended by two members of the guild.’
  • 7) ‘She is scheduled to formally open the advisory council's standing committee meeting on Thursday.’
  • 8) ‘Stepping up the pressure on the council, White House officials said they wanted negotiations wrapped up quickly.’
  • 9) ‘There will be four experts on the council, from the Ministry of Forestry, the University of Indonesia and Gadjah Mada University.’
  • 10) ‘He went on to call on the council officials to also support the campaign.’
  • 11) ‘The advisory council's annual meeting, normally held in Kuala Lumpur, is being hosted for the first time in Bayan Lepas.’
  • 12) ‘Although nominally only an advisory body, the council's decisions are viewed in practice as binding and ignored by the government at its own peril.’
  • 13) ‘He has less than a year to consolidate his position on the council, so he'll have to make his presence felt and get as much publicity as he can to boost his profile.’
  • 14) ‘The staffing of the facility and the ongoing monitoring and reporting costs will also represent a continuing draw on the council's resources.’
  • 15) ‘He said that he had been on the council for 37 years and no issue had ever received as much consultation and debate.’
  • 16) ‘They deny that they served on the council.’
  • 17) ‘This marked the first time Ireland had served on the council since 1981.’
  • 18) ‘What really did he discover at the University of Western Australia, where he had studied and also was on the council?’
  • 19) ‘While dissenting voices are certainly needed on the council they should be those that espouse a coherent ethical view.’
  • 20) ‘He is on the council of the Albert Hall.’
  • 21) ‘He said it had not been possible to find a source of substantial funding to operate the vessel and, as a result, it would place a big burden on the council.’
  • 22) ‘South Africa would ably represent the continent on the council.’
  • 23) ‘A few hours after the letter was posted on the council's Web site, someone decided to take it down.’
  • 24) ‘That would put the onus on the council to determine small applications within a 40-day period.’
  • 25) ‘Local government consists of elected county and municipal councils.’
  • 26) ‘City and district councils are at the forefront of dog control.’
  • 27) ‘Mayors and municipal councils are elected directly by the local community.’
  • 28) ‘On 25 May there were elections all over Spain for regional parliaments and municipal councils.’
  • 29) ‘Lack of transport and funds for the city and municipal councils lead to huge piles of garbage.’
  • 30) ‘Sometimes there is a deadlock in a city and district, and regional councils and mayors have to show leadership and give a casting vote.’
  • 31) ‘The people elect local councils to govern their districts and municipalities.’
  • 32) ‘These 1,500 men had a right to elect the city council which governed the city's 13,000 people.’
  • 33) ‘But district councils said the county council could have done more to highlight the chance to get extra roads gritted.’
  • 34) ‘The third tier of government, municipal councils, has an electoral system which varies from state to state.’
  • 35) ‘Within each county there are also towns with mayors, city councils, police chiefs, and fire departments.’
  • 36) ‘The mayor must present to the council his administrative actions based on the council's decisions.’
  • 37) ‘If the mayor has limited clout on the council, it's partly because he has little constituency support in the city.’
  • 38) ‘She thanked all the officials and remarked that her five years on the council gave her an insight into how the county runs.’
  • 39) ‘There is a representative of our 30 townlands on the council.’
  • 40) ‘The parish of Clonegal has only one man going forward for a seat on the council and he has proved that no matter what your political views he has done all in his power to help the locals.’
  • 41) ‘I don't want to place the blame for that on the council because they must act in the interests of the whole town.’
  • 42) ‘Incredibly, however, many on the council still refused to admit that the whole problem was the hundred acre coal fire merrily burning beneath the town.’
  • 43) ‘He served on the council until 1979, when he decided not to run for re-election.’
  • 44) ‘He has considerable years of experience on the council; I feel he could do an excellent job as mayor.’
  • 45) ‘She would like to speak to any youngster, whether living at home, in private rent or council accommodation.’
  • 46) ‘Without the alternative of new council housing for rent, record numbers are now homeless and in temporary flats and slum hotels.’
  • 47) ‘It does indeed have an excellent record for providing council housing services.’
  • 48) ‘Many opted to stay, moving into new Home Housing properties as their council homes were demolished.’
  • 49) ‘Housing associations that have taken on former council homes under the transfer scheme have raised billions of pounds of private money to repair these properties.’
  • 50) ‘It knows transferring council housing to other landlords is an emotive issue on estates - with tenants in several areas rejecting such a move earlier this year.’
  • 51) ‘Since 1980, council housing has been sold at a heavy discount.’
  • 52) ‘They insist that all council housing be handed over to the private sector or the government will not give money for the refurbishment of them.’
  • 53) ‘He was exposed to asbestos dust when working as a joiner in the 1970s on the construction of council housing.’
  • 54) ‘Most recently I wrote about council housing, or rather the lack of it.’
  • 55) ‘But the planners do wonder if they really ought to be doing a job which used to be done by council housing departments.’
  • 56) ‘Dwindling demand for council housing means there are about 3,000 empty properties in the city.’
  • 57) ‘It may give them access to child allowance and similar benefits, and to help with council housing.’
  • 58) ‘Matters that have come to pass about council housing before and since transfer leave a lot be desired.’
  • 59) ‘As they cannot afford to buy, they will be forced into rented council housing.’
  • 60) ‘Part of the property could be used for council housing and social housing.’
  • 61) ‘On Sunday a rebel motion on council housing transfer policy was backed on a show of hands.’
  • 62) ‘Every council bungalow will have a security door fitted.’
  • 63) ‘Staffing for the new services will be provided from all seven council homes.’
  • 64) ‘They also want a restriction on the sale of council homes to buyers who want them only as holiday cottages.’
  • 65) ‘Before deciding to accept, he conferred with his synod council.’
  • 66) ‘So it seems the plenary council and synod proposals have been put on a back burner.’
  • 67) ‘Synod councils can send recommendations to the Church council before its April meeting.’
  • 68) ‘Most of the Reformed churches would accept the teachings of the ecumenical councils of the first millennium.’
  • 69) ‘This pattern continued in the early ecumenical councils, especially Nicaea.’
  • 70) ‘It does not contradict any ecumenical councils or definitions of the faith.’
  • 71) ‘It was decided that the text should be shown to the ecumenical observers at the council and that their reactions to it would be solicited.’
  • 72) ‘Prior to the council, the diaconate was generally a transitional office on the way to priestly ordination.’
  • 73) ‘The council could have communicated the polemical aspects of the Gospels and the facts of modern Scripture research.’
  • 74) ‘The council represents 19 denominations at the state capital, mostly on social issues.’
  • 75) ‘This is exactly the reason why the Jerusalem council was called or convened.’
  • 76) ‘The synod, like a general council, however, would have no authority over the pope and no right to reverse his decisions.’
  • 77) ‘Various ecumenical councils were convened where the bishops from different regions met and discussed liturgical and doctrinal matters.’
  • 78) ‘He knew how to use the papacy for his own ends, and was prepared to pay a price - though never to the extent of allowing any of his clergy to attend papal councils.’
  • 79) ‘Changes adopted by the council will be considered by the 2005 Churchwide Assembly.’
  • 80) ‘In 416 Augustine and his African bishops convened two diocesan councils to condemn him and Celestius, another Celt.’
  • 81) ‘It acquires the status of canon law in a series of three church councils in the sixth and seventh centuries.’
  • 82) ‘They may not want to create a visible and abrupt rupture from the changes put into motion by the council and Pope Paul VI.’
  • 83) ‘Begin with a 45-minute conversation with your congregational board or council.’
  • 84) ‘The council is the church's supreme court, a nine-member panel that at times has more power than the council of Bishops.’
  • 85) ‘She has no business in a family council only open to family members.’
  • 86) ‘Call a family council at some other time to work out such problems.’
  • 87) ‘Ordinarily, a family council is based on principles and processes set out in a family charter but this is not always the case.’
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