Meaning of plenipotentiary
Pronunciation: (plen"u-pu-ten'shē-er"ē, -shu-rē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -ar•ies,
- a person, esp. a diplomatic agent, invested with full power or authority to transact business on behalf of another.
- invested with full power or authority, as a diplomatic agent.
- conferring or bestowing full power, as a commission.
- absolute or full, as power.
- plenipotentiary (Thesaurus)