Pronunciation: (fool-fil'munt),[key] —n. 1. the act or state of fulfilling: to witness the fulfillment of a dream; to achieve fulfillment of one's hopes. 2. the state or quality of being fulfilled; completion; realization: a vague plan that had no hope of fulfillment. 3. the process or business of handling and executing customer orders, as packing, shipping, or processing checks. Also,ful•fil'ment.