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British English: /əˈtʃiːv/
American English: /əˈtʃiv/

Translation of achieve in German:

transitive verb

  • (Aufgabe, Plan)
    (Ziel, Standard, Absicht)
    (Frieden, Harmonie)
    (Rekord, Leistung, Erfolg)
    es bringen zu
    (Berühmtheit, Anerkennung)
    (gutes Aussehen)
    he achieved great things
    er hat Großes geleistet
    he's achieved what he set out to do
    er hat erreicht, was er sich Dat. vorgenommen hat
    he'll never achieve anything [in life]
    er wird es [im Leben] nie zu etwas bringen

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly