Origin of minister plenipotentiary
First recorded in 1635–45
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Examples from the Web for minister plenipotentiary
But he was suddenly sent to Persia as minister-plenipotentiary.
Matthews was likewise invested with the character of minister-plenipotentiary to the king of Sardinia and the states of Italy.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
- See envoy 1 (def. 1)
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