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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfull-fledgedˌfull-ˈfledged American English, fully-fledged British English adjective [only before noun]  COMPLETEcompletely developed, trained, or established India has the potential to become a full-fledged major power.
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full-fledgedLittle wonder that in the years since his death in 1969, no full-fledged biography has appeared before.Few of us are comfortable with confrontations because they frequently lead to full-fledged blow-ups.No strike deadline has been set, nor has a full-fledged boycott been called.What started out as a relatively manageable protest against stolen elections has now mushroomed into a full-fledged democracy movement.But a department official said investigators have not found enough evidence to justify a full-fledged investigation.We expect a successful acquisition to provide a basis for the global expansion of our services in a full-fledged manner.At the age of 22, Davis became the youngest full-fledged member of the board of directors.Today the Gulf of Aden is a full-fledged ocean by tectonic standards.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfull-fledgedˈfull-fledged adjective American English something full fledged is complete and total in its progress or development SYN fully-fledged BrEIt has been more than eight years since the economy and stock market went through a full-fledged recession and recovery.
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