success story

noun

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.

Examples of success story in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The success story of Chappell Roan’s The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess continues to add new chapters, as the album rises 8-6 (a new peak) on the Billboard 200 with 61,000 equivalent album units earned (up 32%), a new single-week high in units for the artist. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 30 June 2024 As the Indian film industry reaches the midpoint of 2024, Malayalam-language cinema from the southern state of Kerala has emerged as the breakout success story, while traditional powerhouse Bollywood recalibrates after an uneven start to the year. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 28 June 2024 For Woods, who has spent 24 years leading Phoenix, much of the time out of her own home, Stella hopefully will be another success story. Christine Condon, Baltimore Sun, 12 June 2024 Bangladesh’s Quiet Slide Into Autocracy The end of a democratic success story. Sydney H. Schanberg, Foreign Affairs, 10 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for success story 

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“Success story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/success%20story. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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