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1 to obtain (as a goal) through effort
  • Napoléon had attained mastery of much of Europe at that point

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2 to receive as return for effort
  • with hard work she will inevitably attain success in her chosen profession

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The first known use of attain was in the 14th century

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“Attain.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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