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English definition of “every inch”

every inch

exactly like: She looked every inch a vampire in her costume.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
(Definition of every inch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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