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1. of, relating to, or designating a relationship established by descent from the same parents
2. Music
a. powerful or rich in volume and sound
b. completing a piece or section; concluding
3. (of sails, etc.) distended by wind
4. (of wine, such as a burgundy) having a heavy body
5. (of a colour) containing a large quantity of pure hue as opposed to white or grey; rich; saturated
6. in full cry (esp of a pack of hounds) in hot pursuit of quarry
7. Brit a ridge of sand or shingle along a seashore
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Of a dimension, slightly oversize.
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So, full speed ahead for coordinating powers to be devolved to the North-East, but wait and see whether it's followed through and effective (and whether all the NE authorities can work together effectively on this!) JOHN APPLEBY, North Tyneside Liberal Democrats Whitley Bay
So, 'full speed ahead' for coordinating powers to be devolved to the North-East, but 'wait and see' for whether it's followed through and effective (and whether all the NE authorities can work together effectively on this!).
DEAR Editor, Let's get on with it, full speed ahead with Brexit.
He added: "We are FULL SPEED AHEAD Kerr is a big part of expecting a big crowd - off the back of two wins hopefully the fans come out in their numbers.
Operational testing is under wav and final preparations, including the installation of technical equipment and interior work in the retail and dining areas, will, the airport says, proceed full speed ahead over the next three months.
The survey entitled US Executives on M&A: Full Speed Ahead in 2016, said 78 percent of investment management executives polled say they intend to initiate at least one acquisition in 2016, up from 63 percent in last year's KPMG survey.
The project is going full speed ahead in the execution of construction for the principle track and 85 branch stations.
"Our military including tens of thousands of US forces in the Middle East are full speed ahead maintaining a strong presence in the Gulf," said Carter in a statement, echoing the American commitment to defend the GCC countries against foreign threats.
But I am encouraged by the fact that the leaders themselves say that very strongly that there is no time to lose and they want to move full speed ahead using the current momentum."
Full Speed Ahead: Russia Starts Caspian Naval Drills
Despite the region being passed over for an FAA drone testing site last year, Sinclair has moved full speed ahead on the development, teaching and application of the technology.