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"satisfaction" in British English

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satisfactionnoun

uk   /ˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.ʃən/  us   /ˌsæt̬.ɪsˈfæk.ʃən/
B2 [C or U] a pleasant feeling that you get when you receive something you wanted, or when you have done something you wanted to do: She looked at the finished painting with satisfaction. She derived/obtained great satisfaction from/out of helping other people. For me, job satisfaction is more important than the money. She had the satisfaction of knowing that she'd done everything she could.
[U] formal a way of dealing with a complaint or problem that makes the person who complained feel happy: You've sold me a defective product and I demand satisfaction (= you must return my money or give me a new product).
[U] the act of fulfilling (= achieving) a need or wish: the satisfaction of one's sexual desires
to sb's satisfaction
C2 in a way that a particular person can believe or accept: The boy explained to the satisfaction of the court why he had lied.
C2 in a way that a particular person feels pleased or satisfied with: He won't get paid until he completes the job to my satisfaction.

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(Definition of satisfaction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"satisfaction" in American English

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satisfactionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌsæt̬·əsˈfæk·ʃən/
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.
(Definition of satisfaction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"satisfaction" in Business English

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satisfactionnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌsætɪsˈfækʃən/
a pleasant feeling that you get when you receive something you wanted, or when you have done something you wanted to do: have the satisfaction of (doing) sth In our job, we have the satisfaction of knowing we are making a difference. What career values are central to an individual's career satisfaction? client/consumer/employee satisfaction
a situation in which your complaint or problem is dealt with in a way you consider acceptable: You've sold me a faulty product, and I demand satisfaction.
to the satisfaction of sb (also to sb's satisfaction)
if something is done to someone's satisfaction, they are happy with the result: Was the work successfully completed to the client's satisfaction?
(Definition of satisfaction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“satisfaction” in Business English

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