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attainment

Noun

1 the act of achieving an aim; "the attainment of independence"
2 arrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
3 an ability that has been acquired by training [syn: skill, accomplishment, acquirement, acquisition]

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English

Pronunciation

/əˈteɪnmənt/

Noun

  1. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; the act of obtaining by exertion or effort.
  2. That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement.

Translations

The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching
That which is attained, or obtained by exertion; acquisition; acquirement

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