Definition of non-achiever in English:

non-achiever

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noun

A person who is unsuccessful, especially in the attainment of educational goals: all his life he’s never had praise but been told he’s a non-achiever
More example sentences
  • It's not rejection that distinguishes achievers from nonachievers - it's the way they handle failure.
  • Most of all I just loved my horses, even if they were complete non-achievers. "
  • O'Neill will adopt a root and branch transformation at Parkhead and the present group of non-achievers, the first team squad, will be pruned drastically.

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