success story

noun

Definition of success story

1 : a story of a person who rises to fortune, acclaim, or brilliant achievement In the world of finance, his is a great success story.
2 : someone or something that has achieved a goal I am one of the diet clinic's success stories.
3 : someone or something that has achieved wealth, respect, or fame That company is one of this area's biggest success stories.

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