Definition of fulfillment in English:

fulfillment

Syllabification: ful·fill·ment
Pronunciation: /fo͝olˈfilmənt
 
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(British fulfilment)

noun

  • 1Satisfaction or happiness as a result of fully developing one’s abilities or character: she did not believe that marriage was the key to happiness and fulfillment
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    • We are conscious too of where we stand on the scale of contentedness or satisfaction or fulfilment or plain happiness.
    • Certainly the myopia of focusing on oneself and one's own happiness, fulfillment, or satisfaction alone is detrimental to any relationship.
    • Usually the phrase ‘Follow your bliss’ refers to true happiness, joy and fulfillment.
  • 2The achievement of something desired, promised, or predicted: winning the championship was the fulfillment of a childhood dream
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    • The promise of unity and fulfilment of desire promised by the institution of marriage is also undermined by both the characters and the events in this play.
    • Copacabana sounds like a world invented by advertising executives, designed to awaken burning desires and promise of their fulfilment.
    • The necessary trust depends on benevolence to others, including strangers, honest dealing and fulfilment of promises entered into voluntarily.
  • 2.1The meeting of a requirement or condition: the fulfillment of statutory requirements
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    • For the technical requirements like phytosanitary fulfillments, the solution for Zambia would be to seek ways of building capacity so that potential exporters to that market meet these.
    • All were volunteers participating in exchange for partial fulfilment of a course requirement.
    • A student, however, concerned over fulfillment of the graduation requirements, would not have time to even contemplate deviating from the course material.
  • 2.2The performance of a task, duty, or role as required, pledged, or expected.
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    • Role-responsibility refers to the performance or fulfillment of the duties attached to a person's social role.
    • The answer is that they can do so when the powers and obligations of a state are based on a social contract in which citizens delegate powers to the state and expect in exchange fulfilment of certain duties by it.
    • Compensation will be given to ‘community volunteers’ in the form of a monthly allowance payable upon fulfilment of the performance required.

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