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fulfilmentnoun [U]

mainly UK (US usually fulfillment) uk   us   /fʊlˈfɪl.mənt/
(Definition of fulfilment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fulfilmentnoun [U]

( US fulfillment) uk   us   /fʊlˈfɪlmənt/
the ​act of doing something that is necessary or something that you have wanted or promised to do: fulfilment of a contract The ​tradeembargo had prevented fulfilment of the ​contract to ​deliver the ​goods before December.fulfilment of terms/ conditions/requirements A ​conditionalcontract is ​subject to the fulfilment of ​certainconditions, such as ​planningapproval being obtained.fulfilment of an obligation/duty This ​advice is ​provided to you in fulfilment of our ​obligations under the relevant ​law.fulfilment of an aim/objective You will be expected to ​contribute to the fulfilment of our ​objectives across ​keyareas of the ​business.fulfilment of sb's potential/promise Our ​aim is the fulfilment of every child's ​educationalpotential. Opening a new ​storedowntown will be the fulfillment of a dream.
the ​act of ​performing a particular ​task: fulfilment of a role/function These ​skills were important in the fulfilment of my role as ​project co-ordinator.
(also order fulfilment, also product fulfilment) COMMERCE the ​process of taking an ​order and ​sending a ​product to a ​customer: We will only ​acceptreturns if a ​packingerror has occurred during the fulfilment of your ​order.
COMMERCE, MARKETING the fact of a ​companysending out ​advertising, taking ​orders, ​acceptingpayment, ​sending out ​goods, etc. for other ​companies: He is the ​manager of a huge ​mailorder and fulfilment ​operation.
a ​feeling of pleasure because you are satisfied with what you are doing or have ​achieved: I ​found great fulfilment in most aspects of my ​work. a sense of fulfilment
(Definition of fulfilment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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