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ful·fill

also ful·fil  (fo͝ol-fĭl′)
tr.v. ful·filled, ful·fill·ing, ful·fills also ful·fils
1. To bring into actuality; effect or make real: fulfilled their promises; fulfilled her dream.
2. To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
3. To meet (a requirement or condition); satisfy. See Synonyms at satisfy.

[Middle English fulfillen, from Old English fullfyllan : full, full; see full1 + fyllan, to fill; see fill.]

ful·fill′er n.
ful·fill′ment, ful·fil′ment n.
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fulfilling

(fʊlˈfɪlɪŋ)
adj
satisfying; worthwhile
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Translations

fulfilling

[fʊlˈfɪlɪŋ] ADJ he has a fulfilling jobtiene un trabajo que le satisface or llena
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

fulfilling

[fʊlˈfɪlɪŋ] adj [career] → profondément satisfaisant(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fulfilling

adj a fulfilling jobein Beruf, in dem man Erfüllung findet
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fulfilling

[fʊlˈfɪlɪŋ] adj (work) → soddisfacente
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References in classic literature ?
I would rather ask the question more generally, and only enquire whether the things which fulfil their ends fulfil them by their own proper excellence, and fall of fulfilling them by their own defect?
In order, doubtless, that he might not be disturbed while fulfilling his sacred mission, the priest rose as soon as d'Avrigny departed, and not only bolted the door through which the doctor had just left, but also that leading to Madame de Villefort's room.
Foreigners, as well as the citizens of America, could then reasonably repose confidence in its engagements; but to depend upon a government that must itself depend upon thirteen other governments for the means of fulfilling its contracts, when once its situation is clearly understood, would require a degree of credulity not often to be met with in the pecuniary transactions of mankind, and little reconcilable with the usual sharp-sightedness of avarice.
Will you facilitate the means of my fulfilling that mission, or will you not?"
As long as he can avoid fulfilling his obligations to me, he will; and his wife's encouragement may be trusted to fortify him in his ingratitude.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Aug 26 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) state leaders and party members on Monday protested against the alleged 'failure' of state government in fulfilling its promise of allocating houses to the homeless people.
The guest speaker and the Missioner, Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (ADSN), Abuja, Dr Musa Olaofe, who spoke on the topic, 'Fulfilling Electoral Promises,' said Muslims must always fear Allah while discharging their responsibilities in various leadership positions.
" "We urge the people to continue putting their faith in our President in the remainder of his term even as we remain committed in fulfilling our aspiration for a comfortable and crime-free life in the Philippines," Panelo said in a statement.
Azra Fazal Pechuho admitted that improving infrastructure and fulfilling the gap of human resources should be addressed properly so that PPHI and Sindh Health Department could be able to provide better health facilities to the people of Sindh.
She admitted that improving infrastructure and fulfilling the gap of human resources should be addressed properly so that the PPHI and Sindh HealthDepartment could be able to provide better health facilities to the people of Sindh.
He asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to start fulfilling his promises with the case of Dr Aafia.
Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak (PBDS Baru) secretary general Anthony Nais, however, said the only consolation for Pakatan was the dislodging of Datuk Seri Najib Razak as prime minister, fulfilling one of its election promises.