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English definition of “wish-fulfillment”


noun [U]     /ˈwɪʃ.fʊlˌfɪl.mənt/
the achievement of things you really want in imaginary situations , mainly in dreams , but also in films , literature , and poetry : Men, in these dramas of female wish-fulfillment, are reduced to the status of playthings .Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of wish-fulfillment noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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