Fulfil - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fʊlˈfɪl|  American pronunciation of the word fulfil
Brit.  |fʊlˈfɪl|  British pronunciation of the word fulfil

verb

- put in effect (syn: accomplish, action, execute, fulfill)
- fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction (syn: fill, fit, fulfill, meet, satisfy)
- meet the requirements or expectations of (syn: fulfill, satisfy)

Examples

He fulfilled his pledge to cut taxes.

She failed to fulfill her obligations.

The program is intended to fulfill the basic needs of children in the community.

If we could have that house, our dreams would be fulfilled.

He fulfilled his childhood wish to become a professional baseball player.

She fulfilled her life's ambition when she started her own business.

He's trying to fulfill himself as an artist.

Visiting Disneyland has fulfilled a boyhood dream.

Being deaf hasn't stopped Karen fulfilling her ambition to be a hairdresser.

It was then that the organization finally began to fulfill the hopes of its founders.

A good police officer is not fulfilling his role if he neglects this vital aspect.

Britain was accused of failing to fulfil its obligations under the EU Treaty.

Much of the electrical equipment failed to fulfill safety requirements.

There is little doubt that the scheme fulfils a need for our community.

I'd like to see him fulfil his promise to reorganize the army.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: fulfil
he/she/it: fulfils
present participle: fulfilling
past tense: fulfilled
past participle: fulfilled
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