minister plenipotentiary


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minister plenipotentiary

n. pl. ministers plenipotentiary
A diplomatic representative ranking below an ambassador but having full governmental power and authority; a plenipotentiary.

minister plenipotentiary

n, pl ministers plenipotentiary
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) See envoy11

min′ister plenipoten′tiary


n., pl. ministers plenipotentiary.
a diplomatic representative invested with full authority; envoy.
[1635–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minister plenipotentiary - a diplomat having less authority than an ambassadorminister plenipotentiary - a diplomat having less authority than an ambassador
diplomat, diplomatist - an official engaged in international negotiations
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