Meaning of “full-scale” in the English Dictionary

"full-scale" in American English

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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 /ˌfʊlˈskeɪl/ us

complete, or using all available methods, equipment, money, etc.:

Insurers were relieved by the FSA's refusal to launch a full-scale review of past endowment sales.
We have created full-scale marketing campaigns for a number of new product introductions.

(Definition of “full-scale” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)