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adverb uk   /ˈfʊl.i/ us  

fully adverb (COMPLETELY)

B1 completely: Have you fully recovered from your illness? I'd fully intended to call you last night. I'm sorry, madam, the restaurant is fully booked. a fully qualified teacher
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fully adverb (GREATEST POSSIBLE)

as much as possible: Kate has always participated fully in the life of the school. Students are advised to answer all questions as fully as possible.
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Translations of “fully”
in Korean 완전히…
in Arabic بِشَكْل كامِل…
in Portuguese completamente…
in Catalan completament…
in Japanese 完全に…
in Italian completamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 完全地, 全部地…
in Russian полностью, совершенно…
in Turkish tamamen, tam olarak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 完全地, 全部地…
in Polish całkowicie, w pełni…
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