self-fulfillment

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self-fulfillment

[self-fool-fil-muhnt, self-]
noun
the act or fact of fulfilling one's ambitions, desires, etc., through one's own efforts.
Also, especially British, self-fulfilment.


Origin:
1860–65

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Example sentences
Many mature adults heed that advice and turn to education for self-fulfillment
  and to remain engaged with their community.
There are numerous reasons why people volunteer including self-fulfillment,
  personal growth and work experience.
Therefore, the military is an opportunity for cultural self-fulfillment.
It can serve as a mechanism for self-fulfillment as well as for social,
  political, and psychological empowerment.
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