Definition of accomplished
1a : proficient as the result of practice or training an accomplished dancer; also : skillfully done or produced an accomplished filmb : having many social accomplishments
2 : established beyond doubt or dispute an accomplished fact
Examples of accomplished in a Sentence
She has the confidence of an accomplished athlete.
He is one of the school's most accomplished graduates.
Recent Examples of accomplished from the Web
Wright, in his accomplished career to date, has neither broken out as a franchise filmmaker or a company man.
Columbia native Jermaine O’Neal, the next-most accomplished player in the league, didn’t play for personal reasons.
Burney was an accomplished dancer who cut back on being an entertainer to dedicate most of his adult life to promoting Dr. King's principles.
Erickson has built a strong reputation in officiating, Fraser is a hall of fame coach, and Mohney is an accomplished instructor of administrators on the state and national levels.
Lottie Schoemmell, 31, was among the most accomplished women in the field.
Devi was an accomplished kabaddi player in high school and is also a competitive powerlifter.
And what about the death of a patriotic and accomplished young man named Richard Collins III, who was standing on a curb at a Maryland college campus when he was fatally stabbed in May?
Rosenstein is an accomplished lawyer, and his memo reads as very carefully worded, unmistakably pointing toward firing Comey without ever making that explicit.
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ACCOMPLISHED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of accomplished for English Language Learners
: very skillful : having or showing the skill of an expert
: very successful : having done or achieved many good or important things
ACCOMPLISHED Defined for Kids
Definition of accomplished for Students
: skilled through practice or training : expert an accomplished dancer
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