Full-fledged - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʊl ˈfledʒd|  American pronunciation of the word full-fledged
Brit.  |fʊl ˈfledʒd|  British pronunciation of the word full-fledged

adjective

- (of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage; ready to fly
- (of persons, e.g.) having gained full status

a full-fledged lawyer
by the age of seventeen I was a full-fledged atheist

Examples

India has the potential to become a full-fledged major power.

by the age of seventeen I was a full-fledged atheist

What started as a small annual concert has snowballed into a full-fledged music festival.

The two-part show has grown into a full-fledged series.

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