fulfillment

noun ful·fill·ment \ fu̇(l)-ˈfil-mənt also fə(l)- \
variants: or fulfilment
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of fulfillment

1 : the act or process of fulfilling
  • the fulfillment of a promise
  • the fulfillment of all the requirements
2 : the act or process of delivering a product (such as a publication) to a customer
  • the fulfillment of a book order

Examples of fulfillment in a Sentence

  1. her commendably prompt fulfillment of any assignment given her

  2. he saw the entire project through, from initial idea to final fulfillment

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First Known Use of fulfillment

1624

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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