Definition of achieve in English:

achieve

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Pronunciation: /əˈtʃiːv
 
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verb

[with object]

Derivatives

achievable

adjective
More example sentences
  • We are constantly reviewing our work at Leeds - targets and timescales must be realistic and achievable.
  • They help young people reach achievable goals and take advantage of opportunities for development.
  • Now all of this is possible and achievable in the space of a few hours.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'complete successfully'): from Old French achever 'come or bring to a head', from a chief 'to a head'.

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