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n. - A diplomat who is fully authorized to represent his or her government.

Usage examples (35)
  • It certainly does mean minister, but only a Minister of State, which a minister plenipotentiary is not.
  • Not that it would upset Alex-my husband, that is, the plenipotentiary-to be hailed as the rightful King when he returns.
  • Washington's many rôles was to act as a kind of plenipotentiary and interpreter between his people and the dominant race.
  • We have ministers plenipotentiary residing with the for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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