Ple"na*ry (?), a. [LL. plenarius, fr. L. plenus full. See Plenty.]

Full; entire; complete; absolute; as, a plenary license; plenary authority.

A treatise on a subject should be plenary or full. I. Watts.

Plenary indulgence R. C. Ch., an entire remission of temporal punishment due to, or canonical penance for, all sins. -- Plenary inspiration. Theol. See under Inspiration.

 

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Ple"na*ry, n. Law

Decisive procedure.

[Obs.]

 

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