full-fledged

[fool-flejd]
adjective
1.
of full rank or standing: a full-fledged professor.
2.
fully developed.

Origin:
1880–85

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full-fledged
 
adj
See fully fledged

fully fledged or full-fledged
 
adj
1.  (of a young bird) having acquired its adult feathers and thus able to fly
2.  developed or matured to the fullest degree
3.  of full rank or status
 
full-fledged or full-fledged
 
adj

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full-fledged
1883 in figurative sense; see full (adj.) + fledge.
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She developed a stress fracture in her hip and didn't stop even after it became
  a full-fledged break.
He asked the company for permission to take over an unused parking lot to
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At five weeks old they're full-fledged killers, dispatching mice on their own.
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