noun, plural ple·na·ries.
- plekhanov, georgi valentinovich,
- plenary indulgence,
Origin of plenary
Examples from the Web for plenary
The hottest debate in Davos on Thursday will come from a series of plenary sessions on Europe.
A plenary session features a keynote address on “unleashing creativity” from the founder of a promotions site called ePrize.
Now I will walk with my own feet, look with my own eyes, think my own thoughts, and act from the plenary power of my own will.Atlantis|Gerhart Hauptmann
A plenary indulgence, once a month, for having said it daily during the month; under the usual conditions.Mary, Help of Christians|Various
The fight at Cassel had inspired the people of the district with a plenary belief in the powers of the little English force.The War in the Air; Vol. 1|Walter Raleigh.
So much for Dr. Farrar's impeachment of "orthodoxy" and its doctrine of plenary inspiration.The Book Of God|G. W. Foote
But the government stood resolutely behind him, and he was invested with plenary powers.The War With Mexico, Volume II (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for plenary
1510s, earlier plenar (mid-13c.), from Old French plenier, from Medieval Latin plenarius "entire, complete," from Latin plenus "full, filled, greatly crowded; stout, pregnant; abundant, abounding; complete," from PIE *pele- (1) "to fill" (see poly-). Related: Plenarily.