full–bore

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adjective \ˈfu̇l-ˈbȯr\

Definition of full–bore

  1. 1 :  full-blown 2 <a full–bore crisis>

  2. 2 :  made with maximum effort <a full–bore attempt to succeed>

1974

First Known Use of full–bore

1974


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