at full strength


: with the full number of people in a group, army, team, etc.
Now that the quarterback has recovered from his injury, this week the team will be functioning at full strength again.

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Recent Examples on the Web Hand dishwashing detergent in hot water is an option, but a cleaner such as Simple Green all-purpose cleaner ($5.48 for a 32-ounce spray bottle) used at full strength might work better. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 17 Nov. 2023 Dak Prescott, coming off a monster game, could have his line at full strength. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 2 Nov. 2023 Between the 2008 financial crisis and the start of the pandemic in 2020, Fed officials and economists had concluded the neutral rate of interest—the level that balances supply and demand when the economy is operating at full strength—had declined sharply. WSJ, 20 Sep. 2023 Having Betts at full strength by the start of the playoffs will be paramount for the Dodgers, who might need to lean on their offense in October given the uncertain nature of their inconsistent pitching staff. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2023 Now, Ewers is back at full strength and a year more experienced. Matt Stahl |, al, 6 Sep. 2023 New law closes stations until 5 a.m. Column: A hungry and confident Bears defense itching to be at full strength. Chicago Tribune Staff, Chicago Tribune, 18 Aug. 2023 New York is finally getting close to being at full strength. Doug Feinberg, Chicago Tribune, 11 Aug. 2023 Stafford was a full participant in offseason workouts and appeared to be at full strength Wednesday in the Rams’ first training camp workout. Gary Klein, Los Angeles Times, 27 July 2023 See More

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“At full strength.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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