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self-fulfillment

[self-foo l-fil-muh nt, self-] /ˈsɛlf fʊlˈfɪl mənt, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
the act or fact of fulfilling one's ambitions, desires, etc., through one's own efforts.
Also, especially British, self-fulfilment.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for self-fulfilment

self-fulfilment

noun
1.
the fulfilment of one's hopes, dreams, goals, etc
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