- The definition of an achievement is something that is accomplished, particularly by great effort, courage or special skills.
Moving quickly up the ladder at a prestigious company is an example of an achievement.
achievement definition by Webster's New World
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- the act of achieving
- a thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat
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achievement definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act of accomplishing or finishing.
- Something accomplished successfully, especially by means of exertion, skill, practice, or perseverance. See Synonyms at feat1.