fulfillment

[fool-fil-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act or state of fulfilling: to witness the fulfillment of a dream; to achieve fulfillment of one's hopes.
2.
the state or quality of being fulfilled; completion; realization: a vague plan that had no hope of fulfillment.
3.
the process or business of handling and executing customer orders, as packing, shipping, or processing checks.
Also, fulfilment.


Origin:
1765–75; fulfill + -ment

prefulfillment, noun
superfulfillment, noun
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fulfil or fulfill (fʊlˈfɪl)
 
vb , (US) -fils, -fills, -filling, -filled
1.  to bring about the completion or achievement of (a desire, promise, etc)
2.  to carry out or execute (a request, etc)
3.  to conform with or satisfy (regulations, demands, etc)
4.  to finish or reach the end of: he fulfilled his prison sentence
5.  fulfil oneself to achieve one's potential or desires
 
[Old English fulfyllan]
 
fulfill or fulfill
 
vb
 
[Old English fulfyllan]
 
ful'filler or fulfill
 
n
 
ful'filment or fulfill
 
n
 
ful'fillment or fulfill
 
n

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fulfillment
1775, from fulfill + -ment.
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Example sentences
Requires judgment and discretion in task fulfillment and skill in effectively
  coordinating health care.
Of course, in science fiction the fulfillment of this anthropomorphic machine
  fantasy is perfectly reasonable.
He has never directly observed the clockwork precision of its fulfillment
  system.
He deserves the same shot you have had to find fulfillment in a career.
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