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English definition of “(up) to the hilt”

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(up) to the hilt

Something that is done (up) to the hilt is done completely and without any limits: The government is already borrowing up to the hilt.
Translations of “(up) to the hilt”
in Chinese (Traditional) 完全地,徹底地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 完全地,彻底地…
(Definition of (up) to the hilt from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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