Meaning of “full-grown” in the English Dictionary

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"full-grown" in British English

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uk /ˌfʊlˈɡrəʊn/ us /ˌfʊlˈɡroʊn/ UK also fully grown

People and other living things that are full-grown have finished their physical growth and will not grow taller:

A full-grown giraffe is 5.5 m tall.

(Definition of “full-grown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"full grown" in American English

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full grownadjective

/ˈfʊl ˈɡroʊn/

completely grown:

This will be a big dog when it’s full grown.

(Definition of “full grown” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)