British term for full-fledged.
- Now, with more than 2100 flying hours logged up, he said he has finally achieved his ultimate goal - that of becoming a fully fledged airline pilot.
- While the local music industry is struggling, piracy has steadily grown into a fully fledged, parallel industry in its own right, one which reaps where it did not sow with arrogant impunity.
- Cella today becomes official, her conferrals are after taking place and she's been out in the robes, now a fully fledged and qualified teacher!
trained, qualified, proficient, experienced;
mature, fully developed, full-grown
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Syllabification: ful·ly fledged
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