achievement: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-chēv'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. something accomplished, esp. by superior ability, special effort, great courage, etc.; a great or heroic deed: his remarkable achievements in art.
  2. act of achieving; attainment or accomplishment: the achievement of one's object.
  3. the full display of the armorial bearings of an individual or corporation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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