full moon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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full moonnoun [S]

uk   us  
the ​moon when it is ​shaped like a ​completedisc, or a ​time when it is: There's a ​fullmoontonight.
(Definition of full moon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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full moonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfʊl ˈmun/
a phase (= ​regularchange in ​shape) of the moon in which all of ​itssurface can be ​seen from the ​earth
(Definition of full moon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “full moon”
in Chinese (Simplified) 满月(时), 望月(时)…
in Turkish dolunay…
in Russian полнолуние…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滿月(時), 望月(時)…
in Polish pełnia (Księżyca)…
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