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plen·i·po·ten·ti·ar·y

 (plĕn′ə-pə-tĕn′shē-ĕr′ē, -shə-rē)
adj.
Invested with or conferring full powers: a plenipotentiary deputy.
n. pl. plen·i·po·ten·ti·ar·ies
A diplomatic agent, such as an ambassador, fully authorized to represent his or her government.

[Medieval Latin plēnipotentiārius, from Late Latin plēnipotēns, plēnipotent-, invested with full power : Latin plēnus, full; see pelə- in Indo-European roots + Latin potēns, powerful; see potent.]

plenipotentiary

(ˌplɛnɪpəˈtɛnʃərɪ)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (esp of a diplomatic envoy) invested with or possessing full power or authority
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) conferring full power or authority
3. (of power or authority) full; absolute
n, pl -aries
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person invested with full authority to transact business, esp a diplomat authorized to represent a country. See also envoy11
[C17: from Medieval Latin plēnipotentiārius, from Latin plēnus full + potentia power]

plen•i•po•ten•ti•ar•y

(ˌplɛn ə pəˈtɛn ʃiˌɛr i, -ʃə ri)

n., pl. -ar•ies,
adj. n.
1. a person, esp. a diplomatic agent, invested with full power or authority to transact business on behalf of another.
adj.
2. invested with full power or authority, as a diplomatic agent.
3. conferring full power, as a commission.
[1635–45; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.plenipotentiary - a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her governmentplenipotentiary - a diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
Translations
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plenipotenţiar

plenipotentiary

[ˌplenɪpəˈtenʃərɪ]
A. ADJplenipotenciario
B. Nplenipotenciario/a m/f

plenipotentiary

n(General)bevollmächtigte(r) mf
adj ambassador(general)bevollmächtigt; plenipotentiary powersGeneralvollmachten pl

plenipotentiary

[ˌplɛnɪpəˈtɛnʃrɪ]
2. adjplenipotenziario/a
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They exchanged gifts with the old chief, haggling with his plenipotentiaries over the value of what they were to receive for what they gave, as is customary and proper when one has no ulterior motives.
And that house in which the plenipotentiaries are," asked Athos, "belongs to "