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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ful·fill /fʊ(l)ˈfɪl ||fə(l)-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ful·fill v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fulfilled p. pr. & vb. n. Fulfilling.]  [Written also fulfil.]
 1. To fill up; to make full or complete. [Obs.] Fulfill her week”
    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).
 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.
    He will, fulfill the desire of them fear him.   --Ps. cxlv. 199.
    Here Nature seems fulfilled in all her ends.   --Milton.
    Servants must their masters' minds fulfill.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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,
      2: fulfil the requirements or expectations of [syn: satisfy,
         fulfil, live up to] [ant: fall short of]
      3: fill or meet a want or need [syn: meet, satisfy, fill,