attainment

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noun at·tain·ment \ə-ˈtān-mənt\

Definition of attainment

  1. 1 :  the act of attaining something :  the condition of being attained <She values educational attainment above all else.>

  2. 2 :  something attained :  accomplishment <His scientific attainments are well known.>

Examples of attainment in a sentence

  1. She values educational attainment above all else.

  2. Her scientific attainments have made her quite well-known in the field of biology.

Origin and Etymology of attainment

see attain


First Known Use: 1543


ATTAINMENT Defined for English Language Learners

attainment

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noun at·tain·ment \ə-ˈtān-mənt\

Definition of attainment for English Language Learners

  • : 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


ATTAINMENT Defined for Kids

attainment

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noun at·tain·ment \ə-ˈtān-mənt\

Definition of attainment for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of obtaining or doing something difficult :  the state of having obtained or done something difficult <attainment of a goal>

  2. 2 :  achievement 2 <scientific attainments>



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