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adjective full pronunciation in British English /fʊl/
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adjectivefull
comparativefuller
superlativefullest
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  1. 1
    containing the largest amount that will fit in a particular place
    The petrol tank is almost full.
    a full car park
    full of: bins full of rubbish
    full to overflowing/bursting (=completely full): Our small house was already full to overflowing.
    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 crisp packet is only half full.
  2. 2
    having or containing a lot of something
    full of: Her life always seemed full of excitement.
    Your trousers are full of holes!
  3. 3

    full

    or

    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.
  4. 4
    [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.
  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
    busy
    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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