Definition of achievement in English:


Syllabification: a·chieve·ment
Pronunciation: /əˈCHēvmənt


1A thing done successfully, typically by effort, courage, or skill: to reach this stage is a great achievement
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  • The building is truly a remarkable achievement and is the result of much planning and hard work by all involved.
  • Woetzel now seems to be well on her way to matching her sporting achievements with similar success on stage.
  • Always be honest about your achievements and skills and make sure the information is up to date.
attainment, realization, accomplishment, fulfillment, implementation, execution, performance; conclusion, completion, close, consummationaccomplishment, attainment, feat, performance, undertaking, act, action, deed, effort, exploit, success, triumph; work, handiwork
2The process or fact of achieving something: the achievement of professional recognition assessing ability in terms of academic achievement a sense of achievement
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  • Psychologists also claim that the sense of achievement after exercise also makes fitness enthusiasts feel better.
  • We should be aware of what can hamper our achievement and make the effort to overcome it.
  • The author, like the sailor, could end up badly battered, or be greatly praised for his courage, skill and achievement.
3 Heraldry A representation of a coat of arms with all the adjuncts to which a bearer of arms is entitled.
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  • The achievement is very complex, with twelve sections representing 12 families linked by marriage.
  • This stone shows the heraldic achievement of Henry, including, significantly for us, a stag, gorged, enclosed in a fence.
  • This full achievement illustrates the Azure, Gules, and Ermine mantling issuing from the twisted wreath on the helmet, silver with gold bars, signifying the earl to be a peer, and surmounted by a wyvern crest.

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