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or fulfilment

[foo l-fil-muh nt] /fʊlˈfɪl mənt/
the act or state of fulfilling:
to witness the fulfillment of a dream; to achieve fulfillment of one's hopes.
the state or quality of being fulfilled; completion; realization:
a vague plan that had no hope of fulfillment.
the process or business of handling and executing customer orders, as packing, shipping, or processing checks.
Origin of fulfillment
First recorded in 1765-75; fulfill + -ment
Related forms
prefulfillment, noun
superfulfillment, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Here in this dirty shanty you will enter into love's fulfillment.

    Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • At least I had no competition in the fulfillment of my dream.

    The Big Tomorrow Paul Lohrman
  • If I can clear it, it means the fulfillment of all my dreams.

  • What are the obstacles to the fulfillment of such an ideal in industry?

    College Teaching Paul Klapper
  • Now that the Ravens faced the fulfillment of their plans they felt a little nervous.


    Jane Abbott
Word Origin and History for fulfillment

1775, from fulfill + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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