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"unfulfilled" in British English

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unfulfilledadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌn.fʊlˈfɪld/
If a ​wish, ​hope, ​promise, etc. is unfulfilled, it has not ​happened or been ​achieved: an unfulfilled ​ambition/​dream unhappy because you ​think you should be ​achieving more in ​yourlife
(Definition of unfulfilled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"unfulfilled" in Business English

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unfulfilledadjective

uk   us   /ˌʌnfʊlˈfɪld/
COMMERCE an unfulfilled ​order or ​contract has not been ​delivered or completed: Reports of unfulfilled ​ordersindicated that the ​firm was in trouble.
not yet ​achieved or done: Close ​associates say his unfulfilled ​ambition is to see the ​group in the FTSE 100 ​index. The ​reportaccused the ​nuclearindustry of making unfulfilled promises. After ​years of unfulfilled ​potential, the $158-million ​makeover of the museum hopes to ​capture the imagination of city ​residents.
(Definition of unfulfilled from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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