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fillverb [I/T]

 us   /fɪl/
to make or become fuller or full; to use empty space: [T] I filled the bucket. [I] After all that rain, the reservoirs are finally filling. [T] The dentist says I need to have four teeth filled (= treated to replace decayed material). If a product or service fills a need, it gives people something they want. To fill a job or position is to employ someone to do that job: [T] I’m sorry, the position has already been filled.

fillnoun [U]

 us   /fɪl/
an amount that is enough: to eat/drink your fill
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