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Coat of arms.
The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his/her object.
Old French achevement, from the verb achever, achiever (“to finish”). Compare Modern French achèvement, English hatchment
His great achievement was the History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century.
Government is a great achievement of civilization.
But his great achievement was a speech against the Whig Reform Bill.
Of these plans he had not merely one or two in his head but dozens, some only beginning to form themselves, some approaching achievement, and some in course of disintegration.
His death prevented the achievement of his designs; but he had broken down the barrier, he had planted the seed of the Greek's influence in the four quarters of the Persian Empire.
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