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adjective full pronunciation in American English /fʊl/
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  1. 1
    containing the largest amount that will fit in a particular place
    The gas tank is almost full.
    a full parking lot
    full of: cans full of garbage
    full to capacity (=with every seat taken): The stadium is expected to be full to capacity for the game.
    1. a.
      used for talking about how much of something there is in a container or place
      How full should I fill this pot?
      half/three-quarters etc. full: This potato chip bag is only half full.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] complete
    She is expected to make a full recovery.
    a soldier dressed in full uniform
    full details/instructions
    I spent three full days in Paris.
    to your full potential (=as well as you can): He is not yet playing to his full potential.
  3. 3
    having or containing a lot of something
    full of: Her life always seemed full of excitement.
    Your pants are full of holes!
  4. 4



    full up

    not wanting to eat any more because you have eaten a lot
    “Would you like some dessert?” “No thanks, I’m full.”
    on a full stomach (=right after you have eaten a lot): You should never exercise on a full stomach.
  5. 5
    used for emphasizing that something is as loud, powerful, fast etc. as possible
    He turned the radio on full volume.
    Why is the heating on full blast on such a warm day?
  6. 6
    I’ve had a full day at the office.
    lead/have a full life (=with many different activities): She leads a very full life.



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