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attainment

noun at·tain·ment \ə-ˈtān-mənt\

: the state or condition of having gotten or done something difficult : the act of attaining something

: something that has been gotten, done, or achieved through effort

Full Definition of ATTAINMENT

1
:  the act of attaining :  the condition of being attained
2
:  something attained :  accomplishment

Examples of ATTAINMENT

  1. She values educational attainment above all else.
  2. Her scientific attainments have made her quite well-known in the field of biology.

First Known Use of ATTAINMENT

1549
ATTAINMENT Defined for Kids

attainment

noun at·tain·ment \ə-ˈtān-mənt\

Definition of ATTAINMENT for Kids

1
:  the act of obtaining or doing something difficult :  the state of having obtained or done something difficult <attainment of a goal>
2
:  achievement 2 <scientific attainments>

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