Definitions for achievementəˈtʃiv mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•chieve•mentəˈtʃiv mənt(n.)

  1. something accomplished, as through great effort, skill, perseverance, or courage.

  2. the act of achieving; attainment or accomplishment.

Origin of achievement:

1425–75; late ME < MF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accomplishment, achievement(noun)

    the action of accomplishing something

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. achievement(noun)əˈtʃiv mənt

    ≠ failure

    his biggest achievement so far; an achievement award

Wiktionary

  1. achievement(Noun)

    The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his/her object.

  2. achievement(Noun)

    A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.

  3. achievement(Noun)

    An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment. - Cussans

  4. achievement(Noun)

    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.

  5. Origin: achevement, from the verb achever, achiever. Compare Modern achèvement, English hatchment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Achievement(noun)

    the act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object

  2. Achievement(noun)

    a great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat

  3. Achievement(noun)

    an escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Achievement

    Success in bringing an effort to the desired end; the degree or level of success attained in some specified area (esp. scholastic) or in general.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achievement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3149

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achievement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4795

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'achievement' in Nouns Frequency: #988


Translations for achievement

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

achievement(noun)

his academic achievements; the achievement of his ambition.

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