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full–blown

adjective \-ˈblōn\

: having all of the qualities that are associated with a particular thing or type of person : fully developed

Full Definition of FULL-BLOWN

1
a :  fully mature
b :  being at the height of bloom
c :  full-fledged
2
:  possessing or exhibiting all the usual or necessary features or symptoms <a general philosophy, if not a full–blown ideology, is emerging — W. H. Jones> <developed full–blown AIDS>

First Known Use of FULL-BLOWN

1601

full–blown

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FULL–BLOWN

:  fully developed :  being in its most extreme or serious form :  possessing or exhibiting the characteristic symptoms <a full–blown cold> <full–blown hypertension> <a collection of symptoms that isn't quite full–blown AIDS—J. Silberner>

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