Meaning of “fully fledged” in the English Dictionary


"fully fledged" in Business English

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fully fledgedadjective

also fully-fledged uk us UK US full-fledged

completely developed, or having all the qualities necessary to be considered as something:

It's becoming increasingly possible to run a fully fledged business from home.
a fully-fledged democracy/economy/member
Speculation grows that the company is planning a fully fledged bid after amassing a 15% stake in its rival.
It is to become a full-fledged member of the lending organization.

(Definition of “fully fledged” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)