to the fullest extent of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to the fullest extent of

:as much as allowed by
  • He swore to prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.

Word by Word Definitions

-ful fullest
  1. : full of

  2. : characterized by

  3. : having the qualities of

  1. : number or quantity that fills or would fill

extent play
  1. : valuation (as of land) in Great Britain especially for taxation

  2. : seizure (as of land) in execution of a writ of extent in Great Britain

  3. : a writ giving to a creditor temporary possession of his debtor's property


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