Definition of plene administravit in English:

plene administravit

Pronunciation /ˌpliːniː ədmɪnɪˈstreɪvɪt/


  • A defence made by the executor or administrator of a deceased person's estate against a claim made on the estate, in which it is pleaded that all assets have been exhausted and therefore that nothing remains to satisfy the claim.


Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Powell (d. c1635), lawyer and writer. From post-classical Latin plene administravit he has fully administered from classical Latin plēnē fully + administrāvit, 3rd singular perfect indicative of administrāre.