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    could you tell the meaning of this word fulfil or fulfill
    can you suggest me some example
    thanks

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    From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

    Fulfill \Ful*fill"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fulfilled; p. pr. &
    vb. n. Fulfilling.] [OE. fulfillen, fulfullen, AS.
    fulfyllan; ful full + fyllan to fill. See Full, a., and
    Fill, v. t.] [Written also fulfil.]
    1. To fill up; to make full or complete. [Obs.] "Fulfill her
    week" --Gen. xxix. 27.
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    Suffer thou that the children be fulfilled first,
    for it is not good to take the bread of children and
    give to hounds. --Wyclif (Mark
    vii. 27).
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    2. To accomplish or carry into effect, as an intention,
    promise, or prophecy, a desire, prayer, or requirement,
    etc.; to complete by performance; to answer the
    requisitions of; to bring to pass, as a purpose or design;
    to effectuate.
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    He will, fulfill the desire of them fear him. --Ps.
    cxlv. 199.
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    Here Nature seems fulfilled in all her ends.
    --Milton.
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    Servants must their masters' minds fulfill. --Shak.
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    From WordNet (r) 2.0 :

    fulfil
    v 1: put in effect; "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of
    the people"; "He actioned the operation" [syn: carry
    through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action,
    fulfill]
    2: fill or meet a want or need [syn: meet, satisfy, fill,
    fulfill]
    3: fulfil the requirements or expectations of [syn: satisfy,
    fulfill, live up to] [ant: fall short of]
    [also: fulfilling, fulfilled]


    From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

    32 Moby Thesaurus words for "fulfil":
    abide by, accomplish, achieve, answer, bring about, bring off,
    bring to completion, carry off, carry out, carry through,
    carry to completion, complete, comply with, conform to,
    conform with, consummate, discharge, do, effect, effectuate,
    execute, implement, keep, live up to, look to, meet, obey, observe,
    perform, realize, satisfy, see to

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    thanks a lot Bernadetta

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