an act or instance of carrying into effect; fulfillment: the accomplishment of our desires.
something done admirably or creditably: Space exploration is a major accomplishment of science.
anything accomplished; deed; achievement: a career measured in a series of small accomplishments.
a grace, skill, or knowledge expected in polite society.
any acquired ability or knowledge.
- pre·ac·com·plish·ment, noun
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How to use accomplishment in a sentence
Few questions, no matter how fun and silly, go by without circling back to their accomplishments or future projects.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars | Kevin Fallon | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We are strong in our accomplishments, yet by some cruel irony we possess soft sensitive bodies and extraordinarily tall buildings.Thank Goodness We’ve Got A Plan! Let the War Begin! | Michael Carson | September 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“My father never bragged or talked about his accomplishments, but the family knew what he did,” the son said.
We felt strong and empowered and hugged each other in celebration and recognition of our emotional and physical accomplishments.Motherless Daughters and Parentless Parents Trek to the Andes to Aid Orphans | Allison Gilbert | August 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Naomi Foner has an impressive set of Hollywood accomplishments.Jamie Lee Curtis and Naomi Foner on What It Means to Be ‘Very Good Girls’ | Jamie Lee Curtis | July 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Miss Anne went on to talk of Jean, a miraculous infant of infinite graces and accomplishments.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Madame Roland, among her other innumerable accomplishments, had acquired no little skill in the science of medicine.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
However, Elizabeth evidently made progress in accomplishments, and was taught drawing, as well as music and dancing.The Childhood of Distinguished Women | Selina A. Bower
Her talents, her accomplishments, her fascinating conversational eloquence, had spread her renown widely through Europe.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
This, whilst one of the most difficult accomplishments to attain, is the surest mark of a lady.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for accomplishment
the act of carrying out or achieving
something achieved or successfully completed
(often plural) skill or talent
(often plural) social grace, style, and poise
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