Definition of accomplishment in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈkämpliSHmənt/


1Something that has been achieved successfully: the reduction of inflation was a remarkable accomplishment
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  • These are great accomplishments, achieved by peaceful consensus, something unprecedented in history.
  • Mick Jagger once said that John's ambition was simple: to become the most famous person on the planet, an accomplishment he pretty well achieved.
  • It is a remarkable accomplishment on many levels.
achievement, act, deed, exploit, performance, attainment, effort, feat, move, coup
1.1The successful achievement of a task: the accomplishment of planned objectives
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  • What are the chances that any personal risk factors will affect the safe and successful accomplishment of the task or activity?
  • The followers look to the leader for encouragement, strength and the promise of successful accomplishment of the mission.
  • As airmen, successful mission accomplishment is our job, and receiving TACON for a mission is both a duty and an honor.
1.2An activity that a person can do well, typically as a result of study or practice: long-distance running was another of her accomplishments
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  • This is not to say that you have to clam up totally about your accomplishments - no way!
  • His accomplishments contradict his humble beginnings in Bow.
  • Her work and accomplishments have led to numerous honors, dance awards, grants, and fellowships.
1.3Skill or ability in an activity: a poet of considerable accomplishment
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  • In the midst of his engagement with the concerns of the community, he gave attention to the mastery of physical skills and literary accomplishment.
  • The right model for the teacher unions is the medieval craftsman guilds, the hallmarks of which were professional ability and demonstrated accomplishment.
  • This is true even among artists of considerable accomplishment.
expertise, skill, skillfulness, talent, adeptness, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, ability, prowess, mastery, competence, capability, proficiency, aptitude, artistry, art
informal know-how

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Syllabification: ac·com·plish·ment

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