- a grace, skill, or knowledge expected in polite society.
- any acquired ability or knowledge.
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OTHER WORDS FROM accomplishmentpre·ac·com·plish·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for accomplishment
Most Valuable Player tends to favor how well a player does at lifting her team, a nexus of individual accomplishment and team record.Which Players Have A Shot At Becoming WNBA Rookie Of The Year?|Howard Megdal|September 11, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
A great accomplishment, unfortunately, would be to get back to where they were before this pandemic started.Creative school plans could counter inequities exposed by COVID-19|Sujata Gupta|September 8, 2020|Science News
They say listening to podcasts makes you smarter, and if the accomplishments of Fortune’s 40 under 40 are anything to go by, that certainly appears to be true.Podcast recommendations for a better life and career from Fortune’s 40 under 40|Aric Jenkins|September 5, 2020|Fortune
Vice presidents must always strike an awkward balance — develop their own political brands while also getting at least some credit for the accomplishments of the administrations they were part of.Biden Had To Fight For The Presidential Nomination. But Most VPs Have To.|Julia Azari|August 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
In a memo announcing Vacchi’s appointment to deputy chief operating officer for neighborhood services in 2018, Michell hailed his accomplishments as development services director.City Official Managing Coronavirus Response Abruptly Left Last Month|Lisa Halverstadt|August 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But millions of rules result in perpetual error, and, as a terminal side effect, make leadership and accomplishment illegal.
Time and again, the author confuses chattering class dissatisfaction with an honest assessment of accomplishment.
Earthlings, we can celebrate the accomplishment of landing a probe on a new world.
When the camera rolls, he is an actor of great authority and accomplishment.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure|Joe Morgenstern|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was an accomplishment of historic proportions, notes historian Abrahamson, of “a transformed Jeffersonian vision.”In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class|Joel Kotkin|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Deppingham recalled the fact that an hour and a half had been consumed in the accomplishment yesterday.The Man From Brodney's|George Barr McCutcheon
Meanwhile, it is an open question whether the accomplishment of repeal will be necessary to make this clear to the Irish.The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844|Frederick Engels
He deserved to be known and publicly praised for this accomplishment.Last Words|Stephen Crane
The prophecy of extirpation had been passed, but the cruel agent of its accomplishment was not thereby condoned.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings|F. W. Farrar
He was never deterred by circumstances, never turned back from any purpose upon the accomplishment of which he had set his mind.The Odds|Ethel M. Dell