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to (one's) satisfaction

In a way that one likes, accepts, or approves of. I was really disappointed by the appetizer, but thankfully the main course was much more to my satisfaction. I knew that if I didn't complete the project to their satisfaction, I would be in danger of losing my job.
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feel a glow of happiness

 and feel a glow of contentment; feel a glow of satisfaction; feel a glow of peacefulness
Fig. to have a good feeling of some kind. Anne felt a glow of happiness as she held her new baby. Sitting by the lake, the lovers felt a warm glow of contentment.
See also: feel, glow, happiness, of

to somebody’s satisˈfaction


1 if you do something to somebody’s satisfaction, they are pleased with it: The affair was settled to the complete satisfaction of the client.
2 if you prove something to somebody’s satisfaction, they believe or accept it: Can you demonstrate to our satisfaction that your story is true?
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Effects of anonymity and experimenter demand on client satisfaction with mental health services.
The questions first addressed the expectations of the provider with HMOs in general and then the satisfaction of the provider with CIGNA.
The Internet is a hyper-competitive environment and companies need to evolve and adapt quickly to customer needs and expectations or risk losing them," said Larry Freed, an online customer satisfaction expert and president and CEO of ForeSee Results.
The existence of a learning community and collaboration are both key factors in facilitating online learning and generating course satisfaction (Palloff & Pratt, 1999).
This means that resident (and family) satisfaction should be measured on a macro and micro level.
By exploring skills and abilities, needs and values, interests, and personality style and by examining levels of past career satisfaction and satisfactoriness of performance, the counselor and the retiree can identify the significant elements that will form the retiree's new individual-environment correspondence.
Although it might be appealing to use a patient satisfaction survey that is customized to your particular practice, the lack of comparative, benchmarked data limits the usefulness of such a survey.
Anselm's satisfaction motif succeeded ransom, and was subsequently modified by majority Protestantism.
To address those concerns, PNC formed several cross-functional managerial teams, beginning what would become the company's Employee Satisfaction Improvement Process (ESIP).
The social learning model has served as a theoretical base for human service satisfaction research (Bandura, 1977; Caeser, 1997; Fawcett, 1991; Gotlieb, Grewal and Brown, X1984; Higgins; 1987).
Mitch Bohn, partner and sales manager at Saturn of Thousand Oaks, said his dealership ``never, ever'' pressures a customer and makes sure any problems that arise are resolved to the customer's satisfaction as quickly as possible.
s doctors, nurses, and patients helped provide input as to what type of questions would be most beneficial towards the goal of providing information for assessing the quality of care of the group's patients and their satisfaction of services.
Accordingly, the new wording did not affect significantly bankers' perceptions of auditors or the integrity of the financial statements or their overall satisfaction with the report.
As crucial as it is for an organization to have visionary administrators, it is important that department heads assign tasks so that staff at all levels feel a high degree of satisfaction with the job they are asked to perform.
Customer satisfaction with the goods and services that Americans buy reached an all-time high in the fourth quarter of 2006, according to a report released today by the University of Michigan's American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).