English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfulfilmentful‧fil‧ment British English, fulfillment American English /fʊlˈfɪlmənt/ noun [uncountable]  1 SATISFIEDthe feeling of being happy and satisfied with your life because you are doing interesting, useful, or important things Are you looking for greater fulfillment and satisfaction in your work? a deep sense of fulfilment that makes life worthwhileseek/find fulfilment The real joy of the priesthood is helping people find personal fulfilment.2 NEEDwhen something you wanted happens or is given to you syn achievementfulfilment of the fulfillment of a long-held dream3 SHOULD/OUGHT TOthe act of doing something that you promised or agreed to dofulfilment of a promise/duty/condition etc People are wondering if they will ever see the fulfillment of the government’s campaign pledges.
Examples from the Corpus
fulfilmentHours later she woke to the same sensation of calm fulfilment.Eva talks rather of finding fulfilment elsewhere.There are also fantasies where there is no serious desire for fulfilment, as in the manner of daydreams.For an artist to travel is to set out on a visual adventure which may or may not end in fulfilment.It is looking in the wrong direction for its fulfilment.Seeing my work come to fruition gives me a strong sense of fulfilment.Thomas sought fulfilment in the religious life.The importance for Matthew is the fulfilment of the Scriptures.Those living in rural areas are likely to meet barriers to the fulfilment of their aspirations.sense of fulfilmentIt has a sense of fulfilment, of completeness.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfulfilmentful‧fil‧ment /fʊlˈfɪlənt/ British English, fulfillment American English noun [uncountable]1fulfilment of a hope, promise etc is when the thing that you had hoped for, promised etc happens or is doneReceiving the award was the fulfillment of a life-long ambition.2fulfilment of an orderMANUFACTURINGMARKETING the action of supplying the things that have been orderedHe ordered a stop to the unauthorized use of produce already allocated for fulfillment of state orders.3fulfilment of a contractLAW when you do in a satisfactory way the things that a contract says you must doThe clearing house guarantees fulfilment of all contracts by becoming a party to every transaction.4fulfilment of a condition/specification/requirement etcCOMMERCE the action of reaching a standard that is necessary, especially one that has been officially decidedThe offer of this contract is subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions.The Bundesbank said that the fulfillment of conditions of economic convergence between EU countries should not be linked to a specific time frame.5fulfilment of a need/requirementCOMMERCE an occasion when something that is wanted, needed etc happens or is givenThe effective leader must perform two functions successfully, namely the achievement of the task which has been set and the fulfilment of colleagues’ needs.6fulfilment of a role/function/duty etc when people, organizations, or machines do the things they must do or are expected to doThe fulfilment of the Bank’s public duty overrides its duty of confidence to their customers.7fulfilment of an aim/objective/goal etc when you achieve what you were hoping to doHe focussed all the team’s efforts towards the fulfillment of strategic goals.This aid money is crucial to the fulfilment of the government’s economic policies.8the feeling of being satisfied, especially in your job, because you are using all your skills and qualitiesHe gained great fulfillment from teaching and training others for the profession.Working on a conveyor belt does little for a sense of personal fulfilment.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.