Meaning of “consulate” in the English Dictionary

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consulatenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑn·sə·lət/

the offices or building used by a consul

(Definition of “consulate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"consulate" in Business English

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consulatenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒnsjʊlət/ us GOVERNMENT

the office of a consul:

Many banks accept cards issued by consulates of foreign governments as a valid form of ID.
I had to obtain the relevant documents from the Malaysian Consulate in Dubai.

(Definition of “consulate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)