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ful·fillalso 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′ment, ful·fil′ment n.
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or ful•fil•ment(fʊlˈfɪl mənt)
1. the act of fulfilling.
2. the state or quality of being fulfilled; realization.
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|Noun||1.||fulfillment - a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires|
satisfaction - the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
|2.||fulfillment - the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)|
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
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