Definition of full-blown in English:

full-blown

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adjective

  • 1Fully developed: the onset of full-blown AIDS in persons infected with HIV
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    • He suffered numerous minor limited infections which he took as evidence that he had now developed full-blown AIDS.
    • Now it has developed into a full-blown national discussion about what it means to be British in the twenty-first century.
    • That is, it takes typically eight to thirty years for damaged cells to develop into full-blown cancers.
    Synonyms
    fully developed, full-scale, full-blooded, fully fledged, complete, total, thorough, entire, full, advanced
  • 2(Of a flower) in full bloom.

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