HyperDic: fully_fledged

English > 2 senses of the expression fully fledged:
ADJECTIVEallfully fledged, full-fledged(of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage
allfully fledged, full-fledged(of persons, e.g.) having gained full status
English > fully fledged: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage; ready to fly.
Synonymfull-fledged
Broaderfledged, mature(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage
Spanishadulto
English > fully fledged: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of persons, e.g.) having gained full status.
Example "sees itself as a fully fledged rival party"
Synonymfull-fledged
Broaderexperienced, experientHaving experience

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