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accomplishment

Line breaks: ac¦com¦plish|ment
Pronunciation: /əˈkʌmplɪʃm(ə)nt
 
, əˈkɒm-/

Definition of accomplishment in English:

noun

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.
Synonyms
achievement, act, deed, exercise, exploit, performance, attainment, effort, feat, manoeuvre, operation, move, stunt, stratagem, coup, master stroke, stroke of genius, triumph
1.1 [mass noun] The 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: typing 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.
1.3 [mass noun] Skill 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.
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