American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Complete in all respects; unlimited or full: a diplomat with plenary powers.
- adj. Fully attended by all qualified members: a plenary session of the council.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full; entire; complete: as, a plenary license; plenary consent; plenary indulgence.
- In law, noting an ordinary suit which passes through all its gradations and formal steps: opposed to summary. Plenary causes in the ecclesiastical courts are now three
- Having full power; plenipotentiary.
- n. In law, decisive procedure.
- adj. Fully attended; for everyone's attendance.
- adj. Complete; full; entire; absolute.
- n. plenary session
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Full; entire; complete; absolute.
- n. (Law), obsolete Decisive procedure.
- adj. full in all respects
- From Late Latin plēnārius, from plēnus ("full"). (Wiktionary)
- Late Latin plēnārius, from Latin plēnus, full; see pelə-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Later usage has restricted the term plenary to those councils which are presided over by a delegate of the Apostolic See, who has received special power for that purpose, and which are attended by all the metropolitans and bishops of some commonwealth, empire, or kingdom, or by their duly accredited representatives.”
“` ` This is not what you call a plenary meeting, but both sides are anxious to sign the deal as soon as possible, '' Clark said.”
“Speeches in plenary - this is potentially a bit misleading since the real arguments happen behind the scenes in the committee meetings, which although public events are not recorded with the same degree of completeness as the plenary sessions.”
“(EPP-ED) (UUP) Questions asked: 214 41 42 Motions Proposed 0 9 8 Reports drafted 0 1 2 Speeches in plenary 314 118 122 Written Declarations 3 0 4”
“The Assembly voted in plenary in favour of adopting a statutory language scheme.”
“If that meant only translating contributions in plenary from Welsh into English there would be no need to note that the rules for committee meetings were different.”
“You'll probably remember the Commission's announcement during the Eisteddfod that English contributions in plenary won't be translated into Welsh in the official Record of Proceedings from now on.”
“The Assembly voted in plenary to adopt a language scheme.”
“The only people with any business to watch our politicians in plenary have computers and can observe unfolding events on Senedd TV.”
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