Meaning of “full-scale” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /ˌfʊlˈskeɪl/

very large or serious and involving everything that is possible or expected:

a full-scale investigation
The violence has developed into a full-scale war.

A full-scale model is the same size as the original thing that it is representing.

(Definition of “full-scale” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)