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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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