fulfillment
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "fulfilment."
fulfillment(
fuhl
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fihl
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of completing)
a. el cumplimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Upon the fulfillment of your promise, you will receive a pardon from the king.Tras el cumplimiento de su promesa, recibirá usted un indulto del rey.
b. la satisfacción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a condition or requirement)
The fulfillment of these three criteria by June 1st is mandatory.La satisfacción de estos tres criterios para el 1 de junio es obligatoria.
c. el desempeño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a role or function)
The captain refused to let his emotions interfere with the fulfillment of his duties.El capitán no quería dejar que sus emociones afectaran al desempeño de sus deberes.
2. (act of bringing about)
a. el cumplimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This award represents a fulfillment of a long-time dream of mine.Este premio representa el cumplimiento de un sueño que tengo desde hace muchos años.
b. la realización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She thought she would never live to see the fulfillment of that seemingly impossible task.Jamás pensó que viviría para ver la realización de aquella tarea aparentemente imposible.
3. (feeling)
a. la satisfacción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm a math teacher. I do this for the fulfillment I get from helping the kids, not for the money.Soy profesor de matemáticas. Hago esto por la satisfacción que recibo de ayudar a los chicos, no por el dinero.
b. la plenitud
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Thaddeus wasn't afraid to die, for he had lived a life of fulfillment.Thaddeus no tenía miedo de morir porque había vivido una vida de plenitud.
c. la realización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need to develop our skills in order to find fulfillment as individuals.Debemos desarrollar nuestras capacidades para alcanzar realización como individuos.
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fulfillment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of plan, condition)
a. el cumplimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of ambition, dream, task)
a. la realización f, cumplimiento
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of need, requirement)
a. la satisfacción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of function, role)
a. el desempeño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to find or achieve fulfillmentrealizarse, hallar satisfacción
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fulfilment
fulfillment (US)
[fʊlˈfɪlmənt]
noun
1 [of duty, promise, order] cumplimiento (m)
2 [of condition, requirement, need] satisfacción (f)
3 [of ambition, potential] realización (f)
4 (satisfied feeling) realización (f); satisfacción (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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fulfillment status: unfulfilled
estado de la órden: pendiente
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