A consular officer who is subordinate to and a deputy of a consul or consul general.
An officer who is subordinate to or a substitute for a consul.
Vice-consul Sentence Examples
In 1832 Ferdinand de Lesseps was appointed vice-consul at Alexandria.
Monge, vice-consul of France at Zaila, had bought Ambabo, and shortly afterwards Henri Lambert, French consul at Aden, bought the town and territory of Obok.
It has post and telegraph offices; and agencies of some mercantile firms, a British vice-consul (since 1904) and a Russian consular agent (since 1902) are established there.
After having been vice-consul at Shanghai and acting consul in 1900 at Tientsin, he entered the Foreign Office in 1902 in a subordinate capacity and rose by 1910 to be director of the Political Section.
Mersina is an American mission centre, and the seat of a British vice-consul.