Definition of 'full-scale'
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The police have launched a full-scale investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Turned out to be a full-scale war. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was now a full-scale war for them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How easily a simple argument had turned into a full-scale war! Times, Sunday Times (2009)He argues that the ships will be unable to fight full-scale sea battles and will need to remain close to shore in combat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As well as two full-scale investigations, eight more organisations are being monitored. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other suppliers are now expected to reduce tariffs, sparking a full-scale price war. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nobody wants to see us back in a full-scale war in Iraq. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These did not permit him to risk a full-scale battle with Lafayette. Red Coats and Rebels - the war for America 1770-1781 (1990)Its army is also no match for a full-scale battle with Russia. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Energy companies face the threat of a full-scale investigation for allegedly rigging gas prices used to set consumers' utility bills. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A full-scale battle ensued, with troops coming under fire for more than a hour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I wasn't clear if it was just a random thing or about to be a full-scale investigation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'full-scale'
British English: full-scale ADJECTIVE
Full-scale means as complete, intense, or great in extent as possible.
...the possibility of a full-scale nuclear war.
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