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Meaning of “full-scale” in the English Dictionary

"full-scale" in British English

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full-scaleadjective

uk   us   /ˌfʊlˈskeɪl/

full-scale adjective (FULL SIZE)

A full-scale ​model is the same ​size as the ​original thing: full-scale ​models of ​dinosaurs

full-scale adjective (COMPLETE)

[before noun] complete or using all ​availablemethods, ​equipment, ​money, etc.: a full-scale ​investigation a full-scale ​attack
(Definition of full-scale from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"full-scale" in American English

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full-scaleadjective

 us   /ˈfʊlˈskeɪl/
using all the ​power and ​authority that is ​available: The ​police have ​begun a full-scale ​investigation.
(Definition of full-scale from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"full-scale" in Business English

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full-scaleadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌfʊlˈskeɪl/
complete, or using all ​availablemethods, ​equipment, ​money, etc.: Insurers were ​relieved by the FSA's ​refusal to ​launch a full-scale ​review of past ​endowmentsales. We have ​created full-scale ​marketingcampaigns for a ​number of new ​productintroductions.
(Definition of full-scale from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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