proconsulate
noun see proconsul

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Proconsulate — Pro*con su*late, n. [L. proconsulatus: cf. F. proconsulat.] The office jurisdiction of a proconsul, or the term of his office. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proconsulate — noun a) The office of a proconsul. proconsulate of Syria b) The district under proconsul’s government …   Wiktionary

  • proconsulate — /proh kon seuh lit/, n. Hist. the office or term of office of a proconsul. Also, proconsulship. [1650 60; < L proconsulatus. See PROCONSUL, ATE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • proconsulate — pro|con|su|late [prəuˈkɔnsjulıt US prouˈka:nsəl ] n also pro|con|sul|ship [ səlʃıp] the rank of a proconsul, or the time when someone was a proconsul …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • proconsulate — prəʊ kÉ‘nslÉ™t / kÉ’nsjÊŠl n. office of commissioner; term of governor; office of a provincial governor in ancient Rome; term of a provincial governor in ancient Rome …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proconsulate — also pro.con.sul.ship noun (C) the rank of a proconsul, or the time during which someone was a proconsul …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • proconsulate — pro·consulate …   English syllables

  • proconsulate — pro•con•su•late [[t]proʊˈkɒn sə lɪt[/t]] also pro•con′sul•ship n. anh the office or term of office of a proconsul • Etymology: 1650–60; < L …   From formal English to slang

  • proconsulate — noun the position of proconsul • Syn: ↑proconsulship • Derivationally related forms: ↑proconsul (for: ↑proconsulship) • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • proconsulat — PROCONSULÁT, proconsulate, s.n. Funcţia de proconsul; timpul în care un proconsul îşi exercita atribuţiile. – Din lat. proconsulatus, fr. proconsulat. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 18.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  proconsulát s. n., pl. proconsuláte Trimis de …   Dicționar Român

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