Definition of achievement in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈtʃiːvm(ə)nt


  • 2 [mass noun] The 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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