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full

adjective /ful/
holding or containing as much as possible
plein
My basket is full.
complete
entier
a full year a full account of what happened.
(of clothes) containing a large amount of material a full skirt. fully adverb completely
pleinement
He was fully aware of what was happening fully-grown dogs.
quite; at least
au moins
It will take fully three days.
full-length adjective complete; of the usual or standard length
pleine longueur
a full-length novel.
down to the feet
en pied
a full-length portrait.
full moon (the time of) the moon when it appears at its most complete
pleine lune
There is a full moon tonight.
full-scale adjective (of a drawing etc) of the same size as the subject a full-scale drawing of a flower. full stop a written or printed point (.) marking the end of a sentence; a period. full-time adjective, adverb occupying one’s working time completely
à plein temps
a full-time job She works full-time now.
fully-fledged adjective (as in bird) having grown its feathers and ready to fly.
qui a toutes ses plumes
fully trained, qualified etc
diplômé
He’s now a fully-fledged teacher.
full of filled with; containing or holding very much or very many
plein de
The bus was full of people.
completely concerned with
plein de
She rushed into the room, full of the news.
in full completely
en entier
Write your name in full He paid his bill in full.
to the full to the greatest possible extent
à fond
She always tries to enjoy life to the full.
(Definition of full from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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