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fulfilment

noun [U] uk mainly UK ( US usually fulfillment)   /fʊlˈfɪl.mənt/ us  

fulfilment noun [U] (STH YOU DO)

C2 the fact of doing something that is necessary or something that someone has wanted or promised to do: For many women, the fulfilment of family obligations prevents the furtherance of their career. Being here is the fulfilment of a lifelong ambition.

fulfilment noun [U] (FEELING)

C2 a feeling of pleasure because you are getting what you want from life: She finally found fulfilment in motherhood. sexual fulfilment
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