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Achievement vs. Milestone

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Achievementnoun

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

Milestonenoun

A stone milepost (or by extension in other materials), one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals, typically at the side of the road or in a median.

Achievementnoun

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

Milestonenoun

An important event in a person's life or career, in the history of a nation, in the life of some project, etc.

Achievementnoun

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

Milestoneverb

To place milestones along (a road, etc.).

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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.’;

Milestoneverb

To plan out a project as a series of major steps.

Achievementnoun

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

Milestonenoun

A stone serving the same purpose as a milepost.

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.’;

Milestonenoun

An event or accomplishment marking a significant advance in an endeavor; a notable achievment; as, putting a man in orbit was a major milestone on the way to the moon.

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Achievementnoun

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

Milestonenoun

stone post at side of a road to show distances

Achievementnoun

the action of accomplishing something

Milestonenoun

a significant event in your life (or in a project)

Achievementnoun

a thing done successfully with effort, skill, or courage

‘to reach this stage is a great achievement’;

Milestone

A milestone is a numbered marker placed on a route such as a road, railway line, canal or boundary. They can indicate the distance to towns, cities, and other places or landmarks; or they can give their position on the route relative to some datum location.

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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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