Meaning of “fully” in the English Dictionary

"fully" in British English

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fullyadverb

uk /ˈfʊl.i/ us /ˈfʊl.i/

fully adverb (COMPLETELY)

B1 completely:

Have you fully recovered from your illness?
I fully intended to call you last night.
I'm sorry, the restaurant is fully booked.
I fully understand the problem.

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fully adverb (GREATEST POSSIBLE)

as much as possible:

Kate has always participated fully in the life of the school.
He cooperated fully with the police.

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-fullysuffix

uk / -fəl.i/ /-fʊl.i/ us / -fəl.i/ /-fʊl.i/

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

"fully" in American English

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fullyadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈfʊl·i, -li/

fully adverb [ not gradable ] (COMPLETELY)

completely:

Have you fully recovered from your illness?
If you’re not fully satisfied with your purchase, we’ll refund your money.

fully adverb [ not gradable ] (AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE)

as much as possible:

Carrie has always participated fully in the life of the school.

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