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accomplishment

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noun ac·com·plish·ment \ə-ˈkäm-plish-mənt, -ˈkəm-\

Simple Definition of accomplishment

  • : something done, achieved, or accomplished successfully

  • : the successful completion of something : the act of accomplishing something

  • : a special skill or ability gained by practice or training

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of accomplishment

  1. 1 :  the act of accomplishing :  completion

  2. 2 :  something that has been accomplished :  achievement

  3. 3 a :  a quality or ability equipping one for society b :  a special skill or ability acquired by training or practice

Examples of accomplishment in a sentence

  1. Her family is proud of all her academic accomplishments.

  2. one of the greatest scientific accomplishments of the century

  3. We celebrated the accomplishment of all our goals.

  4. Her knowledge of foreign languages is among her many accomplishments.



15th Century

First Known Use of accomplishment

15th century


ACCOMPLISHMENT Defined for Kids

accomplishment

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noun ac·com·plish·ment \ə-ˈkäm-plish-mənt\

Definition of accomplishment for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of successfully doing or reaching

  2. 2 :  something successfully done or reached especially through effort

  3. 3 :  an ability or skill gained by practice or training





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