plenary

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

ple·na·ry

adjective \ˈplē-nə-rē, ˈple-\

: attended by all the people who have the right to attend

: complete in every way

Full Definition of PLENARY

1
:  complete in every respect :  absolute, unqualified <plenary power>
2
:  fully attended or constituted by all entitled to be present <a plenary session>

Examples of PLENARY

  1. A plenary meeting of the 500 members was held last summer.
  2. plenary sessions of the legislature

Origin of PLENARY

Middle English, from Late Latin plenarius, from Latin plenus full — more at full
First Known Use: 15th century

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