I am looking for an alternative for "full-fledged".
Mister X systematised its use and meaning, and developed the notion into a full-fledged concept of ...
The context is academic, but not related to zoology. Its a paper about language and semantics, and I do not like the phrase "full-fledged" in those contexts, so I guess I have two questions:
- Is this expression ok in this context
- Notwithstanding Question #1, are there suitable alternatives?