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Consul vs. Tribune

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Consul

Consul (abbrev. cos.; Latin plural consules) was the title of one of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, and subsequently also an important title under the Roman Empire.
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Tribune

Tribune (Latin: Tribunus) was the title of various elected officials in ancient Rome. The two most important were the tribunes of the plebs and the military tribunes.
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Consul

An official who is appointed by a government to reside in a foreign country and who represents the commercial interests of that government and assists that government's citizens in that foreign country. See Usage Note at council.
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Tribune

An officer of ancient Rome elected by the plebeians to protect their rights from arbitrary acts of the patrician magistrates.
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Consul

Either of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, elected for a term of one year.
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Tribune

A protector or champion of the people.
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Consul

Any of the three chief magistrates of the French Republic from 1799 to 1804.
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Tribune

A raised platform or dais from which a speaker addresses an assembly.
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Consul

(historical) Either of the two heads of government and state of the Roman Republic or the equivalent nominal post under the Roman and Byzantine Empires.
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Tribune

The usually domed or vaulted apse of a basilica.
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Consul

(historical) Any of the three heads of government and state of France between 1799 and 1804.
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Tribune

See gallery.
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Consul

(obsolete) A count or earl.
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Tribune

An elected official in Ancient Rome.
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Consul

A councillor, particularly:
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Tribune

(Military tribune) (Latin tribunus militum, "tribune of the soldiers"): an officer of the Roman army who ranked below the legate and above the centurion.
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Consul

(historical) A member of early modern city councils in southern France and Catalonia.
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Tribune

A protector of the people.
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Consul

(historical) An officer of the trading and merchant companies of early modern England.
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Tribune

The domed or vaulted apse in a Christian church that houses the bishop's throne.
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Consul

(historical) An official in various early modern port and trading towns, elected by resident foreign merchants to settle disputes among themselves and to represent them to the local authorities.
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Tribune

A place or an opportunity to speak, to express one's opinion; a platform or pulpit.
The new magazine's goal is to give a tribune to unmarried mothers.
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Consul

(by extension) An official residing in major foreign towns to represent and protect the interests of the merchants and citizens of their country.
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Tribune

An officer or magistrate chosen by the people, to protect them from the oppression of the patricians, or nobles, and to defend their liberties against any attempts that might be made upon them by the senate and consuls.
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Consul

(obsolete) A high government official, generally either a coruler himself or a counsellor directly under the ruler.
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Tribune

Anciently, a bench or elevated place, from which speeches were delivered; in France, a kind of pulpit in the hall of the legislative assembly, where a member stands while making an address; any place occupied by a public orator.
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Consul

One of the two chief magistrates of the republic.
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Tribune

The apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne
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Consul

A senator; a counselor.
Many of the consuls, raised and met,Are at the duke's already.
With kings and consuls of the earth.
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Consul

One of the three chief magistrates of France from 1799 to 1804, who were called, respectively, first, second, and third consul.
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Consul

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.
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Consul

A diplomat appointed by a government to protect its commercial interests and help its citizens in a foreign country
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