Meaning of FULLY in English
ful ‧ ly S2 W2 /ˈfʊli/ BrE AmE adverb
The restaurant is fully booked this evening.
Elisa has not fully recovered from the incident.
I am fully aware of your problems.
The changes in policy are fully described in the review.
I fully accept that what he says is true.
This concept is discussed more fully in Chapter 9.
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▪ completely to the greatest degree or in every way:
That’s a completely different subject.
Bad weather had completely destroyed the crops.
▪ totally/absolutely especially spoken completely:
I’m totally exhausted.
He’s absolutely right.
▪ entirely completely – used especially in negative sentences or after ‘almost’:
I’m not entirely sure.
The community is almost entirely dependent on farming.
▪ utterly completely – used especially to emphasize strongly disapproving words:
It was utterly impossible to work in the house.
The whole thing is utterly absurd.
▪ fully completely – used especially to show that you completely understand something or that you have all the information you need:
He was fully aware of what was happening.
The disease is still not fully understood.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012