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plenaryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpli·nə·ri, ˈplen·ə-/ fml
having all the ​members of a ​group or ​organizationpresent: a plenary ​session
(Definition of plenary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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plenaryadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈpliːnəri/  us   /ˈplenəri/
MEETINGS relating to a ​meeting at which all the ​members of a ​group or an ​organization are ​present: a plenary ​meeting/​session

plenarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈpliːnəri/  us   /ˈplenəri/ (plural plenaries)
MEETINGS a ​meeting at which all the ​members of a ​group or an ​organization are ​present: They will reconvene in early March to continue deliberations, before ​bringing the ​rules to a ​full plenary of ​members for a ​vote.
(Definition of plenary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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