Definition of 'full'
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She offered a full refund and a bouquet as an apology. The Sun (2016)We are sceptical consumers would choose to meet the cost of this programme given the full picture. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They need to feel the full force of the law and public scrutiny along with it. The Sun (2016)The thing about getting up so early is that one is full of optimism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet what did he expect when his own story was full of holes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is unable to walk and it could be a year before he makes a full recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We both know the park is full of scary people after dark. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her full contact details were listed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Love deepens when dreams are shared - and the full moon links love with a Gemini. The Sun (2016)This enables all aircraft up to the Airbus A380 to land and take off with full load capacity during all weather conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now the council has admitted its blunder and offered him a full refund. The Sun (2011)The full moon says love needs trust to help it grow stronger. The Sun (2012)It was soon full of people eating lunch. The Sun (2011)Stick one in your sandwich and feel fuller longer. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To handle nerves and fix the game by full time is one thing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The printed full skirt is a beautiful summer piece and the jersey dress is right for anywhere. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Its two runways are full to capacity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You should also look at recruitment websites and make full use of contacts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Please go to our website for full details of how to lodge a complaint. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This means they can make you feel full for longer. The Sun (2011)Time your visit around the full moon for best results. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which then causes it to write a full stop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They were swept into a grand room full of rich clutter and fine carpets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But we did not address them until they hit us with full force. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The show is full of exactly that kind of bad behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everyone should have access to flexible working and make full use of the opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The foreign entry is full of possible winners. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The biscuit tin is completely full of hair. The Sun (2008)He cleans his teeth with his fingers and always talks with his mouth full. The Sun (2008)The official figures do not reflect the full extent of the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The full report of that taskforce will be published this week. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I give her full credit for her determination. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'full'
British English: full /fʊl/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is full contains as much of a substance or as many objects as it can.
...a full tank of petrol.
- American English: full
- Arabic: مـُمْتَلِيء
- Brazilian Portuguese: cheio
- Chinese: 满的
- Croatian: pun
- Czech: plný
- Danish: fuld fyldt op
- Dutch: vol
- European Spanish: lleno
- Finnish: täysi täynnä oleva, täydellinen
- French: plein
- German: voll
- Greek: γεμάτος
- Italian: pieno
- Japanese: 満ちて
- Korean: 가득한
- Norwegian: full fylt
- Polish: pełny
- European Portuguese: cheio
- Romanian: plin
- Russian: полный
- Spanish: lleno
- Swedish: full inte tom
- Thai: เต็ม
- Turkish: dolu
- Ukrainian: повний
- Vietnamese: đầy
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