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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fulfilment - 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.fulfilment - the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
self-fulfillment, self-realisation, self-realization - the fulfillment of your capacities


noun achievement, effecting, implementation, carrying out or through, end, crowning, discharge, discharging, completion, perfection, accomplishment, realization, attainment, observance, consummation I will allow no hesitation in the fulfilment of the reforms.


also fulfilment
The condition of being fulfilled:
إنْجاز، تَنْفيذ، تَحْقيق
uppfylling, efnd; fullnæging
tatminyerine getirme


fulfillment (US) [fʊlˈfɪl>mənt] N
1. [of duty, promise, order] → cumplimiento m
2. [of condition, requirement, need] → satisfacción f
3. [of ambition, potential] → realización f
4. (= satisfied feeling) → realización f, satisfacción f


fulfillment [fʊlˈfɪlmənt] n [wish, dream] → réalisation f
(= satisfaction) → épanouissement f
a great sense of fulfilment → un grand sentiment d'épanouissement
[promise] → réalisation f
in fulfilment of a promise → pour tenir une promesse


, (US) fulfillment
nErfüllung f; to bring something to fulfilmentetw zur Erfüllung bringen; to come to fulfilmentin Erfüllung gehen; (life’s work)seine Erfüllung finden; to lead to the fulfilment of somethingetw in Erfüllung gehen lassen


fulfillment (Am) [fʊlˈfɪlmənt] n (see vb) → compimento, mantenimento, realizzazione f, soddisfazione f, appagamento, esecuzione f
sense of fulfilment → soddisfazione


(fulˈfil) verbpast tense, past participle fulˈfilled
1. to carry out or perform (a task, promise etc). He always fulfils his promises.
2. to satisfy (requirements). He fulfilled all the requirements for the job.
fulˈfilled adjective
(of a person) satisfied, having achieved everything he or she needs to have and to do. With her family and her career, she is a very fulfilled person.
fulˈfilment noun
fulfil begins with ful- (not full-) and ends with -fil (not -fill); the past tense is fulfilled and present participle fulfilling.
References in classic literature ?
Nevertheless, the liberal fulfilment of their promise in the new house in the suburbs blinded the young girls' eyes to their shortcomings in the town.
By those best acquainted with his habits, the paleness of the young minister's cheek was accounted for by his too earnest devotion to study, his scrupulous fulfilment of parochial duty, and more than all, to the fasts and vigils of which he made a frequent practice, in order to keep the grossness of this earthly state from clogging and obscuring his spiritual lamp.
Indeed, in some sort, they were not grieved at this event, at least as a portent; for they regarded it, not as a foreshadowing of evil in the future, but as the fulfilment of an evil already presaged.
All along I had been dreading the fulfilment of this promise,--I had been looking out daily for the "Coming Man," whose information respecting my past life and conversation was to brand me as a bad child for ever: now there he was.
They have yearned towards it so long, and so unwaveringly, that I'm convinced it will be reached - and soon - because it has devoured my existence: I am swallowed up in the anticipation of its fulfilment.
Lorry looked in vain for the fulfilment of Miss Pross's prediction.
Herbert and I went on from bad to worse, in the way of increasing our debts, looking into our affairs, leaving Margins, and the like exemplary transactions; and Time went on, whether or no, as he has a way of doing; and I came of age - in fulfilment of Herbert's prediction, that I should do so before I knew where I was.
The utmost concession to Dunstan about the horse began to seem easy, compared with the fulfilment of his own threat.
Many historic vows had met with sadly less lucky fulfilment.
This will be an abundant fulfilment of the Prince's promises, so far as this herd of Saxon serfs is concerned.
I feel that I must write to you to-day, when I am going to Perros, in fulfilment of a sacred duty.
But all the same he did not enjoy his good fortune, for he could not forget his compact with the nixy, and he knew that sooner or later she would demand his fulfilment of it.