Calzephyr (calzephyr77) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday Word: Plenipotentiary

Plenipotentiary - noun or adjective.

If you like big fancy words, plenipotentiary fits the bill!

As a noun, plenipotentiary refers to a person, usually a diplomat, who possesses the full power of their home country and can act independently on their government's behalf. Usually plenipotentiaries reside in a country different from their own.

As an adjective, plenipotentiary refers to having these powers.
Tags: adjective, noun, p, wordsmith: calzephyr77

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