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achieves

verb
present tense third-person singular of achieve

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1 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • finally achieved stardom

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2 to carry through (as a process) to completion
  • finally achieved his purpose, which was to form a first-class boys' choir made up of inner-city kids

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“Achieves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/achieves. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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