Full-blown - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʊl ˈbloʊn|  American pronunciation of the word full-blown
Brit.  |ˌfʊlˈbləʊn|  British pronunciation of the word full-blown

adjective

- fully ripe; at the height of bloom(syn: matured)

a full-blown rose

- having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness

a full-blown financial crisis

Examples

They may have contracted HIV, which can later develop into full-blown AIDS.

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