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Princeton's WordNet

  1. full-blown, matured(adj)

    fully ripe; at the height of bloom

    "a full-blown rose"

  2. full-blown(adj)

    having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness

    "a full-blown financial crisis"


  1. Full-blown(a.)

    Hence: Of full intensity; as, the recession developed into full-blown depression; a full-blown international crisis.


  1. full-blown(Adjective)

    Completely developed or formed.

    We are the midst of a full-blown crisis.

  2. full-blown(Adjective)

    At the peak of blossom; ripe.

    The trees in the garden were resplendent with full-blown white gardenias.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Full-blown(adj)

    fully expanded, as a blossom; as, a full-bloun rose

  2. Full-blown(adj)

    fully distended with wind, as a sail

Editors Contribution

  1. full-blown

    Full-blown (adj.) is having the qualities of a noble person.

    Full- blown is a fully matured person that can solve a problem in an instant.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on October 21, 2015  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of full-blown in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of full-blown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of full-blown in a Sentence

  1. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel:

    When individuals and nations have once got in their heads the abstract concept of full-blown liberty, there is nothing like it in its uncontrollable strength.

  2. Ilir Hysa:

    Factory managers are worried about the prospects of a full-blown trade war, that said, the sentiment reflected in the manufacturing surveys is not rattled. But trade policy tensions are clearly a major hurdle.

  3. Tayyip Erdogan:

    We are taking steps carefully not to turn the health crisis into a full-blown economic and social crisis.

  4. Marco Rubio:

    The growing threat of the Zika virus as a full-blown public health crisis in the United States is a clear call to action.

  5. Martin Abbott:

    There are a number of different options which are mentioned, some people talk about an OTC (over the counter) platform, others talk about a (full-blown) exchange and it's really very early days.

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Translations for full-blown

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  • vollendet, aufgeblüht, in voller Blüte, vollgeblasen, entfaltetGerman
  • fullt utslagenSwedish
  • a??lm??, ?i?mi?, a?m??, geli?mi?Turkish

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