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Achievement vs. Attainment

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Achievementnoun

The act of achieving or performing; a successful performance; accomplishment

Attainmentnoun

The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.

Achievementnoun

A great or heroic deed or feat; something accomplished by valor or boldness

Attainmentnoun

That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

Achievementnoun

(heraldry) An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.

Attainmentnoun

The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.

‘The attainment of every desired object.’;

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Achievementnoun

(video games) An award for completing a particular task or meeting an objective in a video game.

‘Finishing the game does not give you a 100% score until you have unlocked all of the achievements.’;

Attainmentnoun

That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

Achievementnoun

The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.

Attainmentnoun

the act of achieving an aim;

‘the attainment of independence’;

Achievementnoun

A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.

‘[The exploits] of the ancient saints . . . do far surpass the most famous achievements of pagan heroes.’; ‘The highest achievements of the human intellect.’;

Attainmentnoun

arrival at a new stage;

‘his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition’;

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Achievementnoun

An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.

Attainmentnoun

an ability that has been acquired by training

Achievementnoun

the action of accomplishing something

Achievementnoun

a thing done successfully with effort, skill, or courage

‘to reach this stage is a great achievement’;

Achievementnoun

the process or fact of achieving something

‘the achievement of professional recognition’; ‘a sense of achievement’; ‘assessing ability in terms of academic achievement’;

Achievementnoun

a representation of a coat of arms with all the adjuncts to which a bearer of arms is entitled.

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