the action of accomplishing something
The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his/her object.
A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.
An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment. - Cussans
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.
Origin: achevement, from the verb achever, achiever. Compare Modern achèvement, English hatchment
the act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object
a great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat
an escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment
Origin: [Cf. F. achvement, E. Hatchment.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
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.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A signal exploit; escutcheon; armorial bearings granted for achievement.
To achieve a specific task, goal, plan or project.
They have notable achievements between them and look forward to their wedding day.Submitted by MaryC on February 23, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Achievement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3149
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Achievement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4795
Rank popularity for the word 'Achievement' in Nouns Frequency: #988
The numerical value of Achievement in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Achievement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Achievement in a Sentence
No one can say Iran surrendered, the deal is a legal, technical and political victory for Iran. It's an achievement that Iran won't be called a world threat any more.
Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
There are still things within our power as a nation we can do by returning to basics. Not left-leaning, liberal ideas that are bordering on confiscation, wealth-envy, basic, basic things: build roads, bridges, technology, invest in research and development and generate more educational achievement.
And that was a major achievement, to get Russia and China to agree to sign off on these sanctions and enforce them.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood who strives valiantly who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause who at best, knows the triumph of high achievement and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
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- изпълнение, подвиг, постижениеBulgarian
- præstation, resultat, udførelse, bedriftDanish
- Errungenschaft, VollendungGerman
- vaakunakilpi, saavutusFinnish
- succès, haut fait, accomplissement, réalisationFrench
- ard-obbyr, ard-nheeManx
- successo, conseguimento, vittoria, risultato, rendimento, gesta, conquista, impresa, prestazione, stemma, blasone, realizzazioneItalian
- 成果, 業績, 成績, 到達, 達成Japanese
- 성과, 업적, 달성Korean
- подвиг, достигнување, успех, дело, постигнувањеMacedonian
- prestatie, verwezenlijkingDutch
- osiągnięcie, dokonaniePolish
- realização, feitoPortuguese
- подвиг, свершение, успех, выполнение, достижение, исполнение, достиRussian
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