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An ambassador with full powers to sign treaties or otherwise act for the state or monarch.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Following that, he held various posts, mainly in Japan but also elsewhere, before once again becoming ambassador plenipotentiary to Japan in February, 2004.’
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