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English definition of “fully fledged”

fully fledged

adjective (also fully-fledged)     UK ( US full-fledged)
completely developed , or having all the qualities necessary to be considered as something: It's becoming increasingly possible to run a fully fledged business from home . a fully-fledged democracy / economy / member Speculation grows that the company is planning a fully fledged bid after amassing a 15% stake in its rival . It is to become a full-fledged member of the lending organization .
(Definition of fully fledged adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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