Definition of attainment
- His scientific attainments are well known.
She values educational attainment above all else.
Her scientific attainments have made her quite well-known in the field of biology.
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a feather in one's cap;
: 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
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