noun, plural plen·i·po·ten·ti·ar·ies.
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There was no American plenipotentiary empowered to make any political compact with the Islanders.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A day or two after the new plenipotentiary had set out on his mission, he received a touching letter from his master.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He appears as it were the latter's unacknowledged representative ashore, a plenipotentiary without credentials.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
None but the like-minded can come plenipotentiary to our court.A Plea for Captain John Brown|Henry David Thoreau
So far, we have alluded only to the instructions prepared before plenipotentiary departure.