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plenipotentiary

noun advocate, agent, ambassador, assistant, broker, chancellor, coagent, consul, delegate, deputy, diplomat, diplomatic agent, emissary, envoy, factor, internuncio, legate, lieutenant, messenger, official represennative, proctor, provost, proxy, regent, representative, speaker, spokesman, spokesperson, substitute, surrogate, viceroy
See also: deputy, omnipotent, spokesman, substitute

PLENIPOTENTIARY. Possessing full powers; as, a minister plenipotentiary, is one authorized fully to settle the matters connected with his mission, subject however to the ratification of the government by which he is authorized. Vide Minister.