Definition of ambassador plenipotentiary in English:

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ambassador plenipotentiary


An ambassador with full powers to sign treaties or otherwise act for the state or monarch.
Example sentences
  • Following that, he held various posts, mainly in Japan but also elsewhere, before once again becoming ambassador plenipotentiary to Japan in February, 2004.
  • In accordance with this the ambassadors plenipotentiary duly appointed by both parties appeared at the said time and places named.
  • During the Civil War, Dr Ikejiani was director of laboratory services, and Ambassador Plenipotentiary.

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