Definition of 'fulfil'
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He is entirely untrustworthy and does not fulfil his promises - people should not be fooled. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When a video game villain gets fed up with being a baddie, he decides to fulfil his dream of being good. The Sun (2016)A fuel duty freeze, possible cuts to air passenger duty and a pledge to fulfil manifesto promises to raise income tax thresholds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your attitude to love is more practical, which may sound dull, but helps you to build a partnership that will fulfil your dreams with some interesting twists. The Sun (2016)Your personal information will be processed to fulfil your request. The Sun (2012)But the tidying up failed to fulfil its promise. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You find a way to keep family and friends on side and still fulfil personal dreams. The Sun (2011)You see a relationship can still fulfil your hopes. The Sun (2012)He fulfils their request by thrusting a spear into the body of each one of them. Celtic Mythology (1987)Winning an exciting set of tickets can fulfil a dream. The Sun (2011)By some mysterious alchemy it was hoped to fulfil all three objectives. The Government and Politics of France (1989)This was my chance to fulfil my dreams. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And you can help other people fulfil their dreams too. The Sun (2013)But as complaints continued to flood in it became apparent that it had failed to fulfil its promise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Politicians will try very hard to fulfil the promises that they make and they have made quite different promises. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Your personal information will be used to fulfil your request and will not be passed on to any third parties. The Sun (2010)The new government may have only weeks to show that it can manage the creditors and fulfil promises of revolution. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This second part doesn't quite fulfil its promise. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Couples read each other's secret desires and fulfil them. The Sun (2013)And there are other ideas that don't quite fulfil themselves in practice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But if you go on to fulfil your desire, there is a punishment to follow. The Sun (2009)Yet that does not stop him dreaming of becoming the boss who bucks the trend and finally fulfils the hopes of the nation. The Sun (2012)To the right, impeccable staff await to fulfil any request. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nine years on, he has yet to fulfil his hopes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's only just beginning to fulfil his promise. The Sun (2012)The quicker you fulfil a request, the less time it will be before they want something else. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This could fulfil that desire. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'fulfil'
British English: fulfil /fʊlˈfɪl/ VERB
If you fulfil a promise, dream, or ambition, you do what you said or hoped you would do.
She fulfilled her dream of starting law school.
- American English: fulfill
- Arabic: يُنْجِزُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: cumprir
- Chinese: 完成
- Croatian: ispuniti
- Czech: splnit slib
- Danish: opfylde
- Dutch: vervullen
- European Spanish: cumplir promesa
- Finnish: täyttää toteuttaa
- French: satisfaire
- German: verwirklichen
- Greek: εκπληρώνω
- Italian: adempiere
- Japanese: 果たす
- Korean: 성취하다
- Norwegian: oppfylle
- Polish: spełnić
- European Portuguese: cumprir
- Romanian: a îndeplini
- Russian: выполнять
- Spanish: cumplir satisfacer
- Swedish: uppfylla
- Thai: ทำให้บรรลุผล
- Turkish: gerçekleştirmek
- Ukrainian: виконувати
- Vietnamese: hoàn thành
Definition of fulfil from the Collins English Dictionary
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