Achievement meaning

ə-chēvmənt
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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.

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The process of achieving something.

She devoted her life to the achievement of voting rights for women.

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Something that has been achieved, especially by means of skill or perseverance.

The discovery of antibiotics is one of the great achievements of modern medicine.

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The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his/her object.
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The act of achieving.
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A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
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(video games) An award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective.

Finishing the game does not give you a 100% score until you have unlocked all of the achievements.

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A thing achieved, esp. by skill, work, courage, etc.; feat.
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(heraldry) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment. - Cussans.
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Origin of achievement

  • Old French achevement, from the verb achever, achiever (“to finish”). Compare Modern French achèvement, English hatchment

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