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ple·na·ry  audio  (pln-r, pln-) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Complete in all respects; unlimited or full: a diplomat with plenary powers.
  2. Fully attended by all qualified members: a plenary session of the council.

ETYMOLOGY:
Late Latin plnrius, from Latin plnus, full; see pel-1 in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
plena·ri·ly(Adverb), plena·ri·ness(Noun)


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