Meaning of accomplishment

ac•com•plish•ment

Pronunciation: (u-kom'plish-munt), [key]
— n.
  1. an act or instance of carrying into effect; fulfillment: the accomplishment of our desires.
  2. something done admirably or creditably: Space exploration is a major accomplishment of science.
  3. anything accomplished; deed; achievement: a career measured in a series of small accomplishments.
  4. Often,
    1. a grace, skill, or knowledge expected in polite society.
    2. any acquired ability or knowledge.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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