verb (used with object), a·chieved, a·chiev·ing.
verb (used without object), a·chieved, a·chiev·ing.
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Piers Forster, professor of climate change, University of LeedsHow China will achieve its new goal will likely be set out in Beijing’s next five year plan, due in March.Experts praise China’s pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060—but more could be done|eamonbarrett|September 24, 2020|Fortune
She was not the first woman who attempted to use the 14th Amendment to achieve equality.Ginsburg’s Legal Victories For Women Led To Landmark Anti-Discrimination Rulings For The LGBTQ Community, Too|LGBTQ-Editor|September 24, 2020|No Straight News
An emergency authorization may potentially be achieved sometime this fall even if a full approval isn’t.Where the 4 major coronavirus vaccine candidates currently stand|Sy Mukherjee|September 23, 2020|Fortune
That’s why we’re proud to stand with California in achieving meaningful green house gas emissions reductions in our vehicles.California to ban new gasoline cars by 2035, a first in U.S.|Verne Kopytoff|September 23, 2020|Fortune
If this rescue plan succeeds, it could become a model for bridging different interests to achieve a common conservation goal.Migrating monarchs are in trouble. Here’s how we can all help them.|By D. André Green II/The Conversation|September 23, 2020|Popular Science
So however detailed the statistics of the battlefield are, they cannot achieve the goal.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So, how do we achieve such equality in the U.S. and other parts of the world?
Following this line of reasoning to its logical conclusion, the way to achieve world peace is to give everyone atomic bombs.
It seems like you had to make the Before trilogy first in order to achieve something like Boyhood.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Direct funds away from practices, policies, and programs that consistently fail to achieve measurable outcomes.
The artist, though emphasizing the latter, can scarcely achieve power in this without also attaining the former.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
We shall, I know, emulate their steadfastness and achieve a result which will confer added laurels to French and British arms.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Whilst Davout was marching and fighting to achieve his purpose, the main battle went against the French.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Mere hastiness or slovenliness of work is not identical with the effect of inability to achieve mechanical neatness.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
In respect to the measures which should be adopted to achieve the end desired, there was not the same unanimity.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker