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satisfaction

noun [C/U]  /ˌsæt̬·əsˈfæk·ʃən/ us  
the pleasant feeling you get when you receive something you wanted, or when you have done or are doing something you wanted to do: [U] She looked at the finished painting with satisfaction. [U] He had the satisfaction of knowing he had done the right thing. [U] The job had to be done to our satisfaction (= to a standard that we approved). Satisfaction is also the condition of having a desire or need fulfilled.
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