Definitions for attainmentəˈteɪn mənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

at•tain•mentəˈteɪn mənt(n.)

  1. the act of attaining.

  2. something attained; a personal acquirement; achievement.

Origin of attainment:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attainment(noun)

    the act of achieving an aim

    "the attainment of independence"

  2. attainment(noun)

    arrival at a new stage

    "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"

  3. skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainment(noun)

    an ability that has been acquired by training

Wiktionary

  1. attainment(Noun)

    The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.

  2. attainment(Noun)

    That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attainment(noun)

    the act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts

  2. Attainment(noun)

    that which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments

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