What does attainment mean?

Definitions for attainment
əˈteɪn məntat·tain·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attainmentnoun

    the act of achieving an aim

    "the attainment of independence"

  2. attainmentnoun

    arrival at a new stage

    "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"

  3. skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition, attainmentnoun

    an ability that has been acquired by training

Wiktionary

  1. attainmentnoun

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

  2. attainmentnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attainmentnoun

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

  2. Attainmentnoun

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

Editors Contribution

  1. attainment

    To achieve a goal.

    The attainment of a goal is a successful achievement.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attainment in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attainment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of attainment in a Sentence

  1. Gunter Kuhnle:

    The results of this study are not surprising : children who consume a lot of' ultra-processed' foods are most likely to be less healthy and more obese than their peers with lower intake. The interpretation of these results are however much more difficult, the outcome of the study is heavily confounded by socio-economic factors : children living in more deprived areas and from families with lower educational attainment and lower socio-economic status had the highest intake of ultra-processed foods. Unfortunately, these children are also at highest risk of obesity and poor health, as there are still considerable health-inequalities in the UK and socio-economic status is an important determinant of health.

  2. Georges Benjamin:

    We know very clearly that things such as educational attainment, access and utilization of things like tobacco, physical inactivity, nutrition, the location of if they have access to things like grocery stores, all those things matter at the county level and at the local level.

  3. Georges Benjamin:

    We know that ZIP code matters, we know very clearly that things such as educational attainment, access and utilization of things like tobacco, physical inactivity, nutrition, the location of if they have access to things like grocery stores, all those things matter at the county level and at the local level.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Happiness will come today, tomorrow and every year, now, then and every moment. For if we learn to love, care and share, happiness will come to fill our heart with kindness. It is a gift from the universe to touch our life with joyful silence. Happiness will come. For if we know wealth and splendors are illusions, but attainment of certain mental state and unconditional love is a real possession.

  5. Robert LaRose:

    Broadband access is only the beginning, the workforce has to be retrained, and overall levels of educational attainment need to be raised, including both school children and mid-life career changers.

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