Plenipotentiary Plen`i*po*ten"ti*a*ry (pl[e^]n"[i^]*p[-o]*t[e^]n"sh[i^]*[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. {Plenipotentiaries}. [LL. plenipotentiarius: cf. F. pl['e]nipotentiaire.] A person invested with full power to transact any business; especially, an ambassador or envoy to a foreign court, with full power to negotiate a treaty, or to transact other business. [1913 Webster]

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