fully-fledged


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fully-fledged

adjective experienced, trained, senior, professional, qualified, mature, proficient, time-served One day I would be a fully-fledged musician.
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fully-fledged

full-fledged (US) [ˌfʊlɪˈfledʒd] ADJ (Brit) [bird] → adulto, en edad capaz de volar (fig) → hecho y derecho

fully-fledged

[ˈfʊlɪˈflɛdʒd] adj (bird) → adulto/a (fig) (teacher, member) → a tutti gli effetti

full

(ful) adjective
1. holding or containing as much as possible. My basket is full.
2. complete. a full year; a full account of what happened.
3. (of clothes) containing a large amount of material. a full skirt.
adverb
1. completely. Fill the petrol tank full.
2. exactly; directly. She hit him full in the face.
ˈfully adverb
1. completely. He was fully aware of what was happening; fully-grown dogs.
2. quite; at least. It will take fully three days.
ˌfull-ˈlength adjective
1. complete; of the usual or standard length. a full-length novel.
2. down to the feet. a full-length portrait.
full moon
(the time of) the moon when it appears at its most complete. There is a full moon tonight.
ˌfull-ˈscale adjective
(of a drawing etc) of the same size as the subject. a full-scale drawing of a flower.
full stop
a written or printed point (.) marking the end of a sentence; a period.
ˌfull-ˈtime adjective, adverb
occupying one's working time completely. a full-time job; She works full-time now.
fully-fledged adjective
1. (as in bird) having grown its feathers and ready to fly.
2. fully trained, qualified etc. He's now a fully-fledged teacher.
full of
1. filled with; containing or holding very much or very many. The bus was full of people.
2. completely concerned with. She rushed into the room full of the news.
in full
completely. Write your name in full; He paid his bill in full.
to the full
to the greatest possible extent. to enjoy life to the full.
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There are about 1,200 motor dealers in the country and, according to Brainbug, up to 65% of them do not have fully-fledged Dealer Management Systems - which manage the point of sale, parts, and vehicle stock, vehicle and workshop sales, floor plans, vehicle financing, workshop management, accounting, executive reporting and cash flow.
Wilson has accepted an offer to become a fully-fledged club asset as the club put the early pieces in place for their rebuilding programme.
The mission is not a fully-fledged review because Cyprus is in breach of the programme terms after parliament suspended implementation of the foreclosures law until January 30.
The new addition is part of a two year strategy to open 10 fully-fledged branches by January 2015 and bring the Islamic banking experience to the doorsteps of communities across Oman.
But it has also been made easier for smaller nations to become fully-fledged Test countries.
The company would also set up a fully-fledged textile industry in the country.
The successful applicant will undergo three years' training at various Guide Dogs centres before qualifying as a fully-fledged instructor.
Summary: Foreign Islamic banks will be allowed to take up to 49 percent of Morocco's first fully-fledged Islamic bank in 2013, as the country aims to become a regional financial hub, a government minister said on Monday.
Summary: A host of well known faces have paid tribute to Daniel Radcliffe, as he graduates from boy wizard to fully-fledged movie star.
Ali Hamdan al-Raisi, Vice President of Oman's Central Bank said that the bank, also known as Bank Al Izz, is one of the two financial institutions that have been given approval from the Central Bank to open as a fully-fledged Islamic institution.
The money was part of the Guide Dogs' Puppy Appeal and will pay for the training and care of the sponsored puppy until he is ready to join his owner as a fully-fledged guide dog.
Stacey Ritchie, from Redcar, is now a fully-fledged process operator at the firm's plant in Wilton after completing a level two process NVQ with the firm.