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Meaning of PLENARY

Pronunciation:  'pleenuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  full in all respects; "a plenary session of the legislature"; "a diplomat with plenary powers"
 

PLENARY is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: comprehensive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ple"na*ry\, a. [LL. plenarius, fr. L. plenus full. See
    {Plenty}.]
    Full; entire; complete; absolute; as, a plenary license;
    plenary authority.
    
          A treatise on a subject should be plenary or full. --I.
                                                   Watts.
    
    {Plenary indulgence} (R. C. Ch.), an entire remission of
       temporal punishment due to, or canonical penance for, all
       sins.
    
    {Plenary inspiration}. (Theol.) See under {Inspiration}.
    
    
  2. \Ple"na*ry\, n. (Law)
    Decisive procedure. [Obs.]
    
    
 
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