Definition of Plenipotentiary

1. Noun. A diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government.

Generic synonyms: Diplomat, Diplomatist



Definition of Plenipotentiary

1. n. 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.

2. a. Containing or conferring full power; invested with full power; as, plenipotentiary license; plenipotentiary ministers.

Definition of Plenipotentiary

1. Noun. A person invested with full power, especially as the diplomatic agent of a sovereign state, (originally) charged with handling a certain matter ¹

2. Adjective. Invested with full power. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to a plenipotentiary agent ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plenipotentiary

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Literary usage of Plenipotentiary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"1841 ^or salaries of envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary, as follows: To Chili and Peru, at ten thousand dollars each; to Turkey, ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Original by James Brown Scott (1920)
"Mr. ARTURO DE BAGUER, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister plenipotentiary at The Hague, delegate plenipotentiary. The Count DE SERRALLO, Colonel, ..."

3. The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907: Accompanied by by James Brown Scott (1918)
"For Roumania : Mr. Alexandre Beldiman, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister plenipotentiary at Berlin, first delegate, plenipotentiary; ..."

4. The Statesman's Manual: The Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the by United States President, Edwin Williams (1854)
"James Monroe, of Virginia, minister plenipotentiary, April 18,1803. James Monroe and William Pinkney, jointly and severally, ministers plenipotentiary and ..."

5. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"Ministers plenipotentiary and Envoys Extraordinary. Ministers Resident. the five Powers assembled at the Congress of Aix-la- Chapelle in 1818 agreed upon a ..."

6. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1876)
"It will be perceived that it comes after the appropriation for salaries of envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary and ministers resident. ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"1841 ^or salaries of envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary, as follows: To Chili and Peru, at ten thousand dollars each; to Turkey, ..."

8. The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Original by James Brown Scott (1920)
"Mr. ARTURO DE BAGUER, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister plenipotentiary at The Hague, delegate plenipotentiary. The Count DE SERRALLO, Colonel, ..."

9. The Hague Conventions and Declarations of 1899 and 1907: Accompanied by by James Brown Scott (1918)
"For Roumania : Mr. Alexandre Beldiman, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister plenipotentiary at Berlin, first delegate, plenipotentiary; ..."

10. The Statesman's Manual: The Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the by United States President, Edwin Williams (1854)
"James Monroe, of Virginia, minister plenipotentiary, April 18,1803. James Monroe and William Pinkney, jointly and severally, ministers plenipotentiary and ..."

11. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"Ministers plenipotentiary and Envoys Extraordinary. Ministers Resident. the five Powers assembled at the Congress of Aix-la- Chapelle in 1818 agreed upon a ..."

12. The Works of Charles Sumner by Charles Sumner (1876)
"It will be perceived that it comes after the appropriation for salaries of envoys extraordinary and ministers plenipotentiary and ministers resident. ..."

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